WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University has announced that Jason Kroll has been named vice president for university advancement.
Kroll, whose appointment is effective Aug. 19, brings more than 18 years of experience as an executive in higher education and nonprofit fundraising, management, administration, business development and external affairs to his position at Monmouth University.
“The experience Jason brings to the position from both the corporate and particularly the nonprofit world is impressive and relevant to everything we want to accomplish at Monmouth. I look forward to working closely with him as we build on all the exciting things happening at the University currently,” university President Paul R. Brown said.
“I also want to express my appreciation to Vice President Mary Anne Nagy who has served as the University’s interim vice president for university advancement for the past year,” Brown said.
Kroll has held senior administrative positions within foundations and higher education institutions, including Rutgers University, the Rutgers University Foundation, Drew University and The National Football Foundation and College Football Hall of Fame.
At the Rutgers University Foundation, he developed and led a $100 million capital campaign for athletics as part of the university’s $1 billion comprehensive capital campaign. In addition, he played a key role in the success of the university’s $500 million comprehensive capital campaign and an $80 million capital campaign for the Faculty of Arts & Sciences.
He has also served higher education institutions as a private business executive helping to deliver risk assessment studies, business continuity plans, and public safety/emergency management and communications solutions.
Kroll received a bachelor’s degree from Drew University and his master’s degree in public administration/non-profit management from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He and his wife LeeAnn have three daughters, Maddy, Lindsay and Elena.
“My family and I are very excited to join the Monmouth University community,” Kroll said. “I look forward to working closely with President Brown, the trustees, alumni, faculty, staff and students. I am convinced that Monmouth University is a special place because it is powered by talented and passionate people who are generously supported by the Greater Monmouth County community.”