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Division of Institutional Advancement Directory

Dillard University’s Division of Institutional Advancement oversees efforts and initiatives sponsored by the university to develop resources that support students, faculty and alumni. This division is responsible for fund raising, marketing, communications --- publications, social media and public affairs --- alumni affairs, community outreach, and research and sponsored programs.


The Offices of Development, Communications & Marketing, Alumni Affairs, Community Relations and Research and Sponsored Programs comprise this Division.


Marc Barnes

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

(504) 816-4359


Felicia Boucree

Executive Assistant

(504) 816-4359


Office of Alumni Affairs

Adrian Guy Anderson

Director of Alumni Affairs

(504) 816-4325


Nezrene James

Administrative Assistant

(504) 816-4675 


Office of Development

Kimberly Woodard

Interim Director of Development

(504) 816-4696


Annual Fund Officer

(504) 816-4696


Erica Durousseau

Development Officer

Corporate Relations

(504) 816-4669


Gifts Accountant

(504) 816-4580


Development Researcher and Writer

(504) 816-4767


Office of Communications & Marketing

David Grubb

Director of Communications & Marketing

(504) 816-4024


Geralyn Love

Administrative Specialist

(504) 816-4260


Noward Sears


(504) 816-4711


L. Kasimu Harris

Assistant Director of Communications & Marketing

(504) 816-4328


Office of Community Relations

Nick Harris

Director of Community Relations

(504) 816-4704


Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Theodore Callier

Assistant Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs

(504) 816-4018


Gracious Bias

Program Specialist

(504) 816-4261


Elsie Coleman

Senior Post Awards Administrator

(504) 816-4514


Nichele Harper O’Connor

Title III Director of Programs

(504) 816-4212


Dequindra Rouzan

Sponsored Programs Associate

(504) 816-4796



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