The College Foundation

The College Foundation

The College Foundation at Delhi was founded in 1964 as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation to accept and manage gifts to SUNY Delhi. The College Foundation's mission is to:

  • Accept, encourage and receive gifts of funds and real property and to apply the whole or any part of the income from the principal exclusively for charitable and/or educational purposes;
  • Make grants of financial assistance to SUNY Delhi students;
  • Make grants of financial assistance to other organizations duly authorized by the college, which carry on charitable and/or educational activities; and
  • Assist in advancing the welfare, personal and professional growth of the faculty and staff at SUNY Delhi.

The Foundation's goals are focused. Through its program support, the College Foundation strives to:

  • Make a Delhi education affordable and accessible to students;
  • Have a positive impact on the quality of education;
  • Enhance and advance the college's educational mission; and
  • Enhance professional development for faculty and staff.


Donald Farley, President
Farley & Associates
New York, NY

Neil Riddell, Vice President
Otego, NY 

Edwin Griswold, Treasurer
Financial Planner
Delhi, NY

Kelli Ligeikis, Secretary
Provost, SUNY Delhi
Delhi, NY

Joel M. Smith, Executive Director
College Foundation Executive Director
Delhi, NY


B. Scott Clark
President, Clark Companies
Delhi, NY

Philip Foote
Vice President, General Counsel, Castagna Realty Co.
Manhasset, NY

Charles Lefkowitz
President, Charles A. Lefkowitz, Inc.
Port Jefferson, NY

Anthony Helstosky
Boston, MA

David Krzyston
College Senate Presider, SUNY Delhi
Delhi, NY 

Michael R. Laliberte
President, SUNY Delhi
Delhi, NY

Meg Sawicki
Department Assistant, Dean Rusk International Studies Program
Davidson College
Davidson, NC

Darryl Sheetz
Attorney at Law, Law Offices of Darryl C. Sheetz
Tustin, CA

Michael Sullivan
Vice President for College Advancement, SUNY Delhi
Delhi, NY


Genevieve Fanfan
Student Senate President
SUNY Delhi
Delhi, NY

Honorary Member

John Kennedy
Retired Hotel Executive
Toms River, NJ