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The Office of Institutional Advancement interacts with alumni, friends and the greater community to promote an understanding and commitment to the mission of Albany Law School.
The office encompasses the departments of Alumni Affairs, Development and Government Relations.
To contact the Office of Institutional Advancement, please email
email@example.com or call 518-445-3213. To contact a certain individual or department, please use the directory below.
Jeffrey M. Schanz, Ph.D.Vice President for Institutional Advancement518firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeffrey M. Schanz, Ph.D., joined Albany Law School as Vice President for Institutional Advancement in 2017. As part of the school’s leadership team, he oversees institutional development efforts, alumni relations, and community affairs. Schanz spent the previous 17 years at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he last served as Assistant Vice President in the Division of Institute Advancement and Executive Director of the Rensselaer Alumni Association. At Rensselaer, Schanz worked closely with university leadership, alumni volunteers, parents, students, and friends to establish long-term engagement and philanthropic relationships for the university. He also served in large comprehensive capital campaigns. He holds a B.A. in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Administration, both from Marist College, where he served as president of the Marist Alumni Association and alumni representative to the Board of Trustees. He earned an M.S., a C.A.S., and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and Policy Studies from the University at Albany.
Morgan Morrissey Associate Director of Annual Giving518email@example.com
Morgan coordinates the law school's direct mail and phonathon programs. She also oversees the Student Legacy Fund and compiles reporting on all giving initiatives. Morgan works with the Alumni Office for Reunion giving programs as well as the young alumni (GOLD) programs. Prior to Albany Law School, Morgan worked for the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Jennifer KroezCoordinator of Advancement Information Management518firstname.lastname@example.org
Jen manages the institutional advancement information systems and is responsible for entry, maintenance and delivery of all advancement information. She processes gifts, coordinates reports and acknowledgements, and oversees prospect management. Prior to Albany Law School, Jen worked at The Albany Academies and Albany Medical Center.
Nancy KellyCoordinator of Donor Stewardship518email@example.com
Nancy manages the stewardship program, including endowed fund reporting; annual, lifetime and planned giving recognition; and the annual Report of Gifts. Nancy's skills are used in print, web and video communications across Albany Law School. She brings a wealth of experience in advancement communications from previous positions with Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Albany Medical Center Foundation and the Sage Colleges.
Jordyn ConwayInterim Director of Alumni Relations and Institutional Events518firstname.lastname@example.org
Jordyn manages a comprehensive alumni affairs program through chapters around the country and the annual Reunion Weekend gathering. The Director facilitates volunteer engagement programs such as the Alumni-in-Residence program, Alumni Initiative in Mentoring (AIM) program, Recent Grad Continuing Legal Education program and Bar Mentoring program. The Director also works closely with the National Alumni Association (NAA) to enhance the alumni experience. Prior to Albany Law, Jordyn worked at the Lake George Land Conservancy as the Development Associate. She has a B.S and M.P.S from the SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry at Syracuse University.