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Center for Gift and Estate Planning
PO Box 5190
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Telephone: 330-672-1000
Email: [email protected]
Our Staff

Mindy R. Aleman, CFRE, APR
Assistant Vice President

Phone: 330-672-2555
FAX: 330-672-3049
[email protected]

Mindy has been in Kent State's Institutional Advancement division since 1999. Mindy holds memberships in the Northern Ohio Planned Giving Council, Partnership for Philanthropic Planning and Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). She is certified in fund raising by the International Association of Fund Raising Professionals and accredited by the Public Relations Society of America. Mindy is a frequent presenter at gift planning seminars and has authored a number of articles for national gift planning publications.

Jeff Young, CFRE
Director of Advancement, Planned Gifts

Phone: 330-672-8382
FAX: 330-672-3049
[email protected]

Prior to his appointment in the Center for Gift and Estate Planning, Jeff served for over three years as an Advancement Officer in the College of the Arts at Kent State. He has a passion for helping alumni, friends and emeriti secure the future of Kent State through a planned gift.

Nancy Wagner
Director of Advancement, Planned Gifts

Phone: 330-672-0424
FAX: 330-672-3049
[email protected]

Nancy has served as an advancement officer in planned giving and development at two other universities in Ohio prior to Kent State. With a commitment to advance and enhance students educational experience at Kent State, Nancy assists friends, alumni, and emeriti who wish to leave their legacy through a planned gift.

Jane Rossman
Special Assistant, Center for Gift and Estate Planning

Phone: 330-672-1000
FAX: 330-672-3049
[email protected]

Since 1996 Jane has provided support to the Assistant Vice President and Senior Director of Advancement. She oversees the Herrick Society programs, donor inquiries, annual workshops and training seminars, assists in the creation of donor proposals, marketing, gift annuities, trusts, and donor stewardship; and coordinates numerous special projects.