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Message to the Campus


Appointment of Dr. Nancy Sanchez as Interim VP of Institutional Advancement

From: President Claudia Schrader
Friday, June 02, 2023

Dear College Community,

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Nancy Sanchez will assume the position of Interim Vice President of Institutional Advancement effective Monday, June 20, 2023. 

Dr. Sanchez is a proud alum of KCC, spent several years early in her career serving KCC students as the College Discovery Admissions and Financial Aid Advisor and Adjunct Lecturer in the late nineties into the mid 2000’s and currently sits on the KCC Foundation Board.  She brings over twenty years of progressive experience and expertise in improving the college experience among first-generation, underserved and underrepresented students.

Dr. Sanchez previously served as the Executive Director of Kaplan Foundation and most recently as the Chief Opportunity Officer for Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society where she was responsible for strategic development aimed at increasing the number of students served; built a sustainable donor base that included corporations, major donors, and partner organizations; established an alumni organization and partnerships with colleges resulting in more than 30 colleges guaranteeing reduced or no cost tuition for students. She also secured a $3M grant from corporate foundations that targets degree completion for community college students, supervised a portfolio of $245M in transfer scholarships, and the corporate partnerships and private donors that support $1.5M in annual scholarship funds. 

Dr. Nancy Sanchez holds an Ed.D. in Innovation and Leadership from New York University Steinhardt School of Education, a M.A. in Sociology from Brooklyn College, CUNY, a B.A.Sc. in Elementary Education from Long Island University and an A.S. in Early Childhood Education from Kingsborough Community College.

Please join me in welcoming Nancy back to KCC!  

She may be reached at NSá starting in June 20, 2023.

I wish to extend a big thank you to the members of the search committee for their invaluable service to the college.