WHO ARE WE?

 

The Division of University Advancement works collaboratively to engage and inform the community, build relationships and secure financial resources to support the students of Northern Kentucky University. The division includes the departments of Development & Alumni Relations, Marketing & Communication, Advancement Services, Donor Relations, Goverment, Corporate and Foundation Engagement, and NKU Foundation.

 

 

OUR DEPARTMENTS


 

 

 

 

Eric

 

 

Eric Gentry

VICE PRESIDENT
UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT

Office: AC 822
Phone: (859) 572-5129
Email: egentry@nku.edu

Julie

 

 

Julie Dials

AVP, UNIVERSITY DEVELOPMENT
& ALUMNI RELATIONS

Office: AC 221
Phone: (859) 572-5487
Email: dialsj1@nku.edu

Adam

 

 

Adam Caswell

AVP, GOVERNMENT, CORPORATE & 
FOUNDATION ENGAGEMENT

Office: AC 818
Phone: (859) 572-5916
Email: caswella1@nku.edu

Gina

 

 

Gina Rittinger

AVP, MARKETING &
COMMUNICATIONS 

Office: AC 701
Phone: (859) 572-6565
Email: rittingerg1@nku.edu

Erica

 

 

Erica Bolenbaugh

DIRECTOR OF CAMPAIGN OPERATIONS, 
UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT

Office: AC 221
Phone: (859) 572-5129
Email: egentry@nku.edu

Kendall

 

 

Kendall Fisher

DIRECTOR OF
ADVANCEMENT, COI

Office: GH, 504B
Phone: (859) 572-5791 
Email: fisherk3@nku.edu

Joe

 

 

Joseph Green

INFORMATION SYSTEMS
MANAGER

Office: JH, 421
Phone: (859) 572-5694 
Email: green@nku.edu

 

 

Campus

NKU FOUNDATION

 

Northern Kentucky University Foundation Inc. was created to manage privately donated gifts for Northern Kentucky University.

Incorporated in 1970, the Foundation is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization governed by a Board of Directors who all serve without compensation.  Learn more >>

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Ways To Give

There are many ways to make a gift to NKU - cash, a planned gift, stocks, and more. Learn how you can make an impact today. 

Alumni Involvement

Attend an event, join a council, advocate – these are just a few ways to get involved. Find the choice that’s right for you.

Planned Giving

Without visionaries like you, NKU and many of our students would not be here. Learn more about how to make a planned gift.

Advocate

Urge officials to continue to fix the funding disparity – contact, meet, and build relationships with legislators. Learn about our Invest in Success Campaign.

 

 

OUR MISSION

University Advancement works collaboratively to engage and inform the community, build and expand relationships, and secure resources necessary to enrich the lives of the students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of Northern Kentucky University.

 

OUR VISION

University Advancement will promote excellence at Northern Kentucky University by:

  • Celebrating and connecting students, alumni, and the community
  • Sharing the story of NKU to strengthen its brand, foster its development, and inspire pride in the University
  • Nurturing NKU’s culture of giving while securing and stewarding resources to ensure the future growth and vitality of the University