Whether you’re an active Chicago alum who bleeds Orange, a recent grad looking to get established in the area, a parent or friend who wants to stay connected, or a prospective student hoping to learn more, Syracuse University has a friendly, knowledgeable, and dedicated staff ready to assist you!

Regional Advancement

Want to be among the many Chicago-area alumni, parents, and friends of Syracuse University whose gifts are making such a huge difference for our students and faculty? Contact our regional advancement staff:

Keri Lowder
Keri Lowder '95, G'96

Director of Development, Regional Advancement

About Keri
Keri Lowder joined the Regional Team in July 2021 and covers the Midwest Region and Mountain States with a primary emphasis on Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, and Denver. She also facilitates the work of the Chicago Regional Council. Keri comes to Syracuse with a strong background in development work including All Chicago Making Homelessness History, City Year Chicago, and Year Up Chicago. She is an alumna of Syracuse and former track team member. Keri is based out of Chicago, IL.