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Office of University Advancement

University Advancement leads strategic initiatives to build and expand ties with students, alumni, parents, friends of the university, and philanthropic organizations. The office also drives the Experience Powered by Northeastern fundraising campaign, with initiatives and impact that span the globe.

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Senior vice president for university

Diane Nishigaya MacGillivray

Diane Nishigaya MacGillivray leads Northeastern’s strategic initiatives to build and expand strong ties with its 300,000-plus alumni, as well as parents, friends, and philanthropic organizations.


  • Jennifer Barrymore

    Jennifer Barrymore

    Vice President for Advancement Resources
  • Rick Davis

    Rick Davis

    Vice President for Alumni Relations and Annual Giving
  • Carolyn Jasinski

    Carolyn Jasinski

    Executive Director for Leadership Relations and Advancement Initiatives
  • Timothy Kenneally

    Timothy Kenneally

    Vice President of Operations and Planning
  • Kriwin Luanne

    Luanne M. Kirwin

    Vice President for Development
  • Camille Leach

    Camille L. Kluttz-Leach

    Board Secretary

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