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Thu 23

Board of Governors Meeting

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Capital Campaign

123The Division of Institutional Advancement enhances public understanding and recognition of Ramapo College of New Jersey.  Through a variety of activities and events the division develops support for the institution’s academic programs, scholarship initiatives and capital projects. The division is responsible for building strong support and lasting relationships with a variety of constituencies, including alumni, community members, donors, lawmakers, the media, students, parents, and friends of the college.

The division is responsible for the College’s internal and external communications and develops and implements strategies to promote the institution in support of the College’s mission and goals through a proactive, coordinated advancement program that with the Board of Governors of the Ramapo College Foundation.

The Institutional Advancement Division enhances the institutions’ profile in the community, promotes partnerships and collaborative efforts, and supports student recruitment and fund-raising efforts.

Institutional Advancement includes:

  • Development, including resource development and alumni affairs
  • College communications, news and information services, public, and media relations.

Cathleen Davey
Vice President Institutional Advancement
Executive Director Ramapo College Foundation
Phone: (201) 684-7615


Lisa Ambrose

Donor Relations Coordinator

Phone: (201) 684-7141



Elizabeth Brand
Grants and Sponsored Programs Assistant

Phone: (201) 684-7226



Andrea Buser
Annual Fund Coordinator

Phone: (201) 684-6819


Dr. Patrick Chang
Assistant Vice President, Alumni and Development Information Services

Phone: (201) 684-7731

Lies Chartier
Director of Prospect Research
Phone: (201) 684-7578

Dr. Angela Cristini
Assistant Vice President, Office of Grants and Sponsored Programs

Phone: (201) 684-7724

Venetta Ellerbe
Director of Major Gifts
Phone: (201) 684-7005



Joanne Sorace
Director of Alumni Relations
Phone: (201) 684-7115


Liz Kloak
Director of Fundraising Events
Phone: (201) 684-6834

Peter Rice

Senior Director of Constituent Relations
Phone: (201) 684-7144


David Terdiman
Assistant Vice President, Institutional Advancement

Phone: (201) 684-7179

Roseann Toscano

Institutional Advancement Comptroller
Phone: (201) 684-7479