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Kerry Kruckel

Kerry Kruckel

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Institutional Advancement and Co-CEOs of the FAU Foundation, Inc.
MacArthur Campus Development
Institutional Advancement and Foundation Board of Directors Leadership
561.799.8505 (MC 229)
Full Bio

Kerry Kruckel joined the FAU Foundation in 2017 and currently leads the campus' philanthropy outreach and engagement programs supporting the Honors College, the Brain Institute, OLLI Jupiter, the new FAU High School at Jupiter, and the Life Sciences Initiative.  She and her team welcome the opportunity to work with friends, alumni, businesses, sponsors, neighbors, faculty, and staff to fuel FAU's upward trajectory.

  • Before moving to Florida in 2014, Kruckel served as chief advancement officer at The New School in New York City, arriving to the role after a ten-year term as associate dean for alumni and development at NYU Stern.  
  • Prior to NYU Stern, Kruckel was the director of corporate relations at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, where she got her start in institutional advancement. She also worked on Capitol Hill for several years before launching her career in higher education. 


  • Georgetown University: B.A. Political Science