Contact Us

The Office of Advancement and External Affairs encompasses the Offices of Advancement Operations, Alumni Engagement, Annual Giving, Leadership and Planned Giving, Partnerships and Institutional Relations and University Communications.  Please contact us with any questions about alumni events, giving opportunities or media inquiries. For general inquiries, please email

Vice President’s Office – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, First Floor

Leah M. Leto, M.Ed.
Vice President for Advancement and External Affairs
(201) 761-6110

Advancement Operations – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, First Floor

Michael Thunell
Director of Advancement Operations
(201) 761-6127

Sonia Aquije, M.P.A. ’18
Advancement Operations Project Coordinator
(201) 761-6118

Tanya Reyes-Storey
Advancement Operations Officer for Data Management
(201) 761-6105

Alumni Engagement – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, Room 105

Claudia Pope-Bayne, Ed.D.
Senior Director of Alumni Engagement
(201) 761-6111

Liliana Huerta
Alumni Engagement Officer
(201) 761-6112

Annual Giving – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, First Floor

Scott Donovan
Director of Annual Giving
(201) 761-6109

Leadership and Planned Giving – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, First Floor

Linda Moore
Senior Director of Leadership and Planned Giving
(201) 761-6128

Christopher Hansen ’04
Leadership Gifts Officer
(201) 761-6104

Sharon Morrissey, M.B.A., M.Ed. ’13
Director of Planned Giving
(201) 761-6126

Partnerships and Institutional Relations – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, First Floor

Emory Edwards
Senior Director of Partnerships and Institutional Relations
(201) 761-6108

Gerald G. Gabinete ’20
Institutional Relations Officer
(201) 761-6106

University Communications – Hilsdorf Faculty Hall, Room 302

Sarah Malinowski Ferrary
Assistant Vice President University Communications
(201) 761-6239

Angeline Boyer
Director of University Communications 
(201) 761-6238

Fax Numbers

VP/Advancement /Alumni Engagement Fax: (201) 761-6101
University Communications Fax: (201) 761-6241