Regina Donovan Named Vice President for Advancement & Marketing
Immaculata University is proud to announce that Regina Donovan of Cherry Hill, NJ has been named the new vice president for Advancement, Marketing and Communications. In her role, Donovan will oversee philanthropic activities, including the current Beacon Ever Bright comprehensive campaign, alumni relations, internal/external marketing and communications efforts of the University, and serve as a member of the executive administration team under President Barbara Lettiere.
“Walking on to campus, I knew Immaculata would be a perfect fit for me. The energy and enthusiasm on campus are unparalleled. The Immaculata community has been so welcoming, and I’m excited for Advancement, Marketing, and Communications to make an impact on the university’s future,” commented Donovan on her new position at Immaculata.
Most recently serving as president and board chair for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Philadelphia Chapter, Donovan has extensive fundraising experience. During her four year tenure as assistant vice president of Development at Temple University, she oversaw a portfolio of the five key central advancement units that more than doubled their fundraising results. She began her advancement career after more than a decade as a banker following her passion transitioning from a board member for the Seamen’s Church Institute to their lead fundraiser.
Graduating from the University of Delaware with a double major in Economics and Art History, Donovan continued her education earning an MBA from Temple University where she was valedictorian of her class and also received the Dean’s Distinguished Scholar Award and the Dean’s Certificate of Excellence. Keeping up with various professional interests, Donovan has been a board member of various organizations including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Traffic Club of Philadelphia and the Seamen’s Church Institute.
Located on the Main Line in scenic Chester County, 20 miles west of Philadelphia, Immaculata University is a Catholic comprehensive, coeducational institution of higher learning. On November 12, 1920, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania granted a college charter at the request of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (IHM) thus making Immaculata the first Catholic women’s college in the region. The IHM Sisters’ mission of educating women for more than 165 years has produced approximately 22,000 alumni worldwide and currently has nearly 3,000 students enrolled in 53 undergraduate majors, seven master’s degree programs, three doctoral degree programs, and over 40 additional professional endorsement, certificate and certification programs. Immaculata University contributes to the development of the whole person of any faith, fostering a commitment to truth, service, justice, and peace.