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Parents Advancement Council

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Parents Advancement Council

The Parents Advancement Council is a community of dedicated parents who are actively engaged in their students' college experience. They understand the vital need for a successful ongoing program of parent giving.

PAC Member Benefits

  • Engage with senior leadership and renowned faculty at intimate gatherings.
  • Learn about current research, initiatives and priorities which make Ohio State a top tier academic institution.
  • Get to know fellow Buckeye parents at events and receptions, both on campus and in your area.
  • Experience behind-the-scenes access to unique locations across campus.
  • Serve as a Buckeye ambassador in various ways, including hosting receptions in your community or by serving on our admissions panel.
  • Receive President's Club recognition on qualifying gifts. Learn more here.

Join Today

As members of the council, parents have the opportunity to lead the gift-giving effort by example through contributions to the Parents Support Fund with an annual commitment of $5,000 or more.

Donate and Join Today

Contact Information

We’d love to hear from you! To learn more about the Parents Advancement Council, please contact:

Lynne Deshler wearing a sleeveless black top and shiny pearl necklaceLynne Deshler
Senior Director, Parent and Family Relations