President's Cabinet

Jaclyn Rossi Drozd

Jaclyn Rossi Drozd

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Jaclyn Rossi Drozd was named vice president of Institutional Advancement at Niagara University in May 2022, after serving in an interim role since September 2021. She is responsible for the management of the sector, and oversees and implements fundraising metric goals for the annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, stewardship, prospect research, and alumni relations.

Before being appointed as the interim vice president, Jaclyn served as the director of alumni relations and managed all alumni relations initiatives including alumni events, programs, and communications designed to increase engagement with Niagara’s constituents and connect alumni and friends to the life of the university. She also managed, planned, and directed all activities of Alumni Weekend and was responsible for providing direction and oversight of the Niagara Fund.

Jaclyn first joined Niagara in 2010 as the assistant director of Alumni Relations and was named associate director of leadership giving in 2013. In 2016, Jaclyn was appointed associate director of alumni engagement and government relations, continuing her work to increase engagement by encouraging alumni to attend events, support initiatives through monetary gifts, and volunteer for programs, while managing the university’s government relations initiatives.

She holds both master’s and bachelor’s degrees in education from Niagara University.