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University Advancement

The Division of University Advancement oversees programs that strengthen Seton Hall’s brand and reputation while nurturing relationships inside and outside the University that result in greater engagement and philanthropic support. The division consists of five departments: Advancement Services, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving, Government Relations, Development, and Public Relations and Marketing.


Matthew Borowick
Interim Vice President
(973) 378-2669

Advancement Services

Advancement Services is charged with maintaining the University’s philanthropic database of alumni, friends, parents and other donors; adding to that database by researching new prospects; and ensuring that donors and other benefactors are properly recognized and stewarded.


Mary Jean King
Associate Vice President for Advancement Services
(973) 378-9854

Alumni Relations & Annual Giving

Alumni Relations & Annual Giving is responsible for strengthening the frequency and quality of alumni engagement by inspiring them to become informed, involved and invested in the life and progress of Seton Hall. The department is the University’s primary source of contact with its more than 100,000 alumni. Staff members create exciting and meaningful ways for graduates to connect with, and philathropically support, Seton Hall and, in doing so, improve its position as one of the nation’s leading Catholic universities.


Anthony Bellucci
Associate Vice President, Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
(973) 378-2655


The mission of Development at Seton Hall is to build an ever-growing base of alumni, friends, parents, corporations and foundations who are significantly involved in the life of the University, and who provide generous financial support to schools, colleges and programs. Members of the department also work collaboratively with campus partners and other departments within University Advancement to ensure maximum philanthropic return for Seton Hall.


Sheila Wolfinger
Associate Vice President, Development
(973) 378-2696

Government Relations

Government Relations manages Seton Hall’s relationships with federal, state and local governments. Its primary tasks include securing federal and state appropriations as well as identifying and assisting with grant and partnership opportunities. Staff members also enhance the quality of interactions with elected and appointed officials, their agencies and the local community, in addition to monitoring and responding to legislation and community concerns that affect the University.


Matthew Borowick
Interim Vice President
(973) 378-9816

Public Relations and Marketing

The department works in collaboration with campus partners to advance and strengthen the academic reputation and image of Seton Hall among prospective and current students, staff, alumni, key opinion leaders and other targeted constituencies. Staff members also provide client service to schools, colleges and major programs at the University on public relations and marketing initiatives. Website »


Daniel Kalmanson
Associate Vice President for Public Relations and Marketing
(973) 378-9834