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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

Alumni Relations Coordinator

(504) 816-4675 


Candace Waters

Alumni Relations Officer

(504) 816-4182


Office of Development

Kimberly Woodard

Director of Development

(504) 816-4696


Erica Durousseau

Annual Fund Officer

(504) 816-4669


Sylvia Brown 

Gifts Accountant/Data Base Coordinator

(504) 816-4580


Development Researcher and Writer

(504) 816-4696


Development Officer

(504) 816-4696


Office of Communications & Marketing

Sheryl Kennedy Haydel, Ph.D.

Director of Communications & Marketing

(504) 816-4024


Geralyn Love

Project Coordinator

(504) 816-4260


Sydni Raymond

Digital & Social Media Strategist

(504) 816-4753


Lauren R. D. Fox

Communications Specialist

(504) 816-4328


Office of Community and Church Relations

Nick Harris

Director of Community and Church 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

Sponsored Programs Accountant

(504) 816-4514


Nichele Harper O’Connor

Director of Title III

(504) 816-4212


Dequindra Rouzan

Sponsored Programs Officer

(504) 816-4796



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