The co-chairs of the Columbia College Fund serve as alumni leaders and crucial partners in building support for the College Fund. They work closely with the College Fund staff and volunteers to provide strategic advice and general oversight.
Raymond Yu CC’89, SEAS’90, P: CC’21, CC’23, CC’25 and Jonathan Sobel CC’88 are active alumni leaders and have served as co-chairs of the Columbia College Fund since 2019.
With the support of the executive director of the Columbia College Fund, the co-chairs lead planning efforts, draft and sign appeal letters to alumni and parents, thank donors for leadership-level gifts and set overall goals and strategy for the College Fund.
Message from our Co-Chairs
"The Columbia College Fund ensures that every member of the College community can make a vital impact on this institution by contributing in his or her own way. With the support of our alumni, parents, friends, and students, the College is able to provide internship and research opportunities, global experiences, need-based financial aid, and support for the Core Curriculum and the My Columbia College Journey, to help create future leaders and dynamic citizens of the world.
It is a new era for Columbia, one that we want to make certain keeps our school among the best academically and also graduates civic minded, globally aware, collaborative and resilient individuals. The Journey has begun, will you be part of it? Thank you for your generous support."