Staff Directory

The Division of University Advancement builds strong connections with our 250,000 alumni and donors worldwide is critical to the University at Buffalo's success as one of the nation’s leading and most distinctive public research universities.

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University Advancement Leadership

  • Thomas McArthur.

    Thomas McArthur

    Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

    Division of University Advancement

    201F Harriman Hall, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

    Phone: (716) 645-3313; Fax: (716) 826-2515

    Email: tm53@buffalo.edu

  • N. Geoffrey Bartlett.

    N. Geoffrey Bartlett

    Assistant Vice President for Strategic Initiatives

    1125 Kimball Tower, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

    Phone: (716) 881-8203; Fax: (716) 829-2515

    Email: gbartlet@buffalo.edu

  • Kathleen S. Heckman.

    Kathleen S. Heckman

    Associate Vice President for Administration and Campaign Co-Director

    Division of University Advancement

    1011 Kimball Tower, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

    Phone: (716) 645-3725; Fax: (716) 645-3724

    Email: kheckman@buffalo.edu

  • Jennifer T. Boscia Smith.

    Jennifer T. Boscia Smith

    Assistant Vice President for Strategic Communications and Marketing

    305 Harriman Hall, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

    Phone: (716) 829-6137; Fax: (716) 829-2515

    Email: jbsmith6@buffalo.edu

  • Jason Diffenderfer.

    Jason B. Diffenderfer

    Interim Vice President for University Advancement

    Division of University Advancement

    914 Kimball Tower, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

    Phone: (716) 645-2925; Fax: 716-645-3724

    Email: jdiff@buffalo.edu

Advancement

Jason Diffenderfer.

Jason B. Diffenderfer

Interim Vice President for University Advancement

Division of University Advancement

914 Kimball Tower, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 645-2925; Fax: 716-645-3724

Email: jdiff@buffalo.edu

Advancement, Health Sciences

Advancement Services and Administration

Kathleen S. Heckman.

Kathleen S. Heckman

Associate Vice President for Administration and Campaign Co-Director

Division of University Advancement

1011 Kimball Tower, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 645-3725; Fax: (716) 645-3724

Email: kheckman@buffalo.edu

Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

Thomas McArthur.

Thomas McArthur

Associate Vice President for Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving

Division of University Advancement

201F Harriman Hall, South Campus, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 645-3313; Fax: (716) 826-2515

Email: tm53@buffalo.edu