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Recognized Generosity

Thank you for your belief, not only in me, but in all Jessup students. Through your generosity we have an opportunity to accomplish great things to the glory of God.

Alan Alltop
Business Major – Class of 2020

Challenged to Serve and Trust

I can’t thank you enough for the belief you have in me and my fellow students. Through your generosity, I will achieve all that the Lord has for me. Thank you!

Chloe Bush
Psychology Major – Class of 2021

Conformed to Christ's Image

Thank you for revealing Christ’s love through generous giving that ‘watered’ my and many students’ education and faith. You are an answer to many prayers! ”

Harpreet Chumber
Class of 2020

Impacting Jessup Students

Thank you for investing in future leaders who seek to live Christ-glorifying lives personally and professionally. Your support provides accessible Christ-centered Excellence in Higher Education for transformational leaders.



Our World is Desperate for Christ-glorifying Leaders

We believe today’s student should have access to an exceptional academic experience that enriches the spirit of tomorrow’s leader. The Jessup Fund enables student accessibility, academic excellence in the classroom and a vibrant campus life that promotes Christ-likeness in character and relationship.

In partnership with the Church, Jessup is training and equipping thriving leaders for service in ministry, education, government, business, science, and the arts. The genesis of our students’ cultural influence starts here.

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Office of Advancement

David Pineschi, MBA

Senior Director of Advancement
(916) 577-1809

David Pineschi has been working in the Christian Higher education industry for the past ten years. His passion for Christian Higher Education intensified while attending Hope International University where he obtained an MBA in Nonprofit Management.

Ed Kaczmarek

University Advancement Officer
(559) 355-7243

Ed Kaczmarek serves WJU in the role of University Advancement Officer. Ed came to us after 13 years as Executive Director of Youth For Christ in the Fresno area. Ed’s passion is to see lives changed by the power of the Gospel. With more than 25 years of experience serving in various capacities in a variety of para-church Christian ministries (camps, youth ministry, Christian education), he recognizes the importance of building up Christian leaders in order to impact our world for Christ.

Jim Jessup

Director of Church Relations

Jim Jessup is the grandson of William Jessup. Jim graduated from San Jose Bible College (now WJU) and was ordained into pastoral ministry in 1987. He received his master’s degree from Lincoln Christian Seminary in Illinois in 1991. He served as a pastor for 11 years and since 2003 he has been the Director of Church Relations for William Jessup University.

Support Students Seeking After God

Questions about financial aid or how families just like yours are affording a Christ Centered higher education.

Did You Know?

In 1939 the Bible School that would become Jessup started with just 14 students in San Jose

In 2018

Jessup is home to more than 1400 students and almost 200 faculty.

Life as a Warrior

The Jessup Student Activities group is committed to engage the whole student in partnership with academics through multiple avenues of programming and media to continue their education, spiritual formation and directed experiences.

U.S. News & World Report

Ranked Jessup as the 7th Best Regional College in the West.

U.S. News & World Report Also

Ranked Jessup as the 4th Best Valued Regional School in the West

Hope Focused

Jessup students and faculty work in partnership with the local church and surrounding communities to build a foundation of hope focused solutions that are beggining to answer some of California's tougher questions. Find out how Jessup can partner with you.

``We believe that students can and should become more spiritually thriving during college. We believe that students can and should receive a quality liberal arts education that equips them to think and behave well as followers of Christ.``

John Jackson, Ph.D. - President

In partnership with the Church, the purpose of William Jessup University is to prepare Christians for leadership and service in church and society, through Christian higher education, spiritual formation, and directed experiences.

JESSUP Mission Statement

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