Appointment: Alumni Affairs Director

From the Vice President for Institutional Advancement
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer L. Heisey as alumni affairs director, effective June 14.

Heisey comes to Buffalo State after five years at the University of Cincinnati, where for the last two years she served as the director and chief operating officer of the University of Cincinnati Alumni Association (UCAA). She oversaw all programs and services for Cincinnati’s more than 230,000 living alumni. As the chief strategist for the UCAA, Heisey managed an operating budget of approximately $2.4 million and participated in establishing university-wide goals for the institution’s alumni relations priorities.

HeiseyA member of the invitation-only Council of Alumni Association Executives (CAAE), Heisey has also served on the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V Board of Directors.

Previously, Heisey spent four years at Ohio University, primarily as the director of outreach and engagement for the Ohio Alumni Association.

She also held positions outside of academia as a Xerox sales agent and as a sales and marketing specialist for Epic International, a premium promotional sales and marketing company.

Heisey received her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Cincinnati, a sales training certificate from Xerox Document University, and a master’s degree in higher education administration from Wright State University.