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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, Webmaster, (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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