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The Recent Alumni Circle

The Recent Alumni Circle recognizes the Institute's graduates from the last fifteen years who make an annual gift to their alma mater in support of the students following in their footsteps. With a modest annual gift to the Institute, alumni can join the Recent Alumni Circle and receive invitations to events designed just for them, such as cocktails at a gallery or a curator-led exhibition tour. Events are hosted by recent alumni and serve to highlight their work, while providing opportunities for networking, socializing and building relationships with fellow alum. 

The Recent Alumni Circle pays tribute to the great work that recent alumni are doing within their professional fields while providing philanthropic support to the next generation of scholars. Members to the Recent Alumni Circle make a gift to the Institute at the following levels:

  • Graduates from the last 0-5 years: $75

  • Graduates from the last 5-10 years: $150

  • Graduates from the last 10-15 years: $250

Make your gift and become a member of
the Recent Alumni Circle today!


If you would like to host an event for the Recent Alumni Circle, please email Andrea Yglesias at andrea.yglesias@nyu.edu

Jenni Rodda

“My undergraduate studies in art history and lifelong interest in the visual arts led to my career in non-profit arts development. Working at the New Museum on the team that realized a multi-million dollar capital campaign to open the museum's first freestanding building, solidified my interest in arts development. In 2015, I furthered my knowledge in the field when I earned my Master's degree in Visual Arts Administration at NYU-Steinhardt. Today, I am proud to be a member of the Institute of Fine Arts' Development and Public Relations team, overseeing alumni relations, the Connoisseurs Circle patron group, the annual fund, special events, and more.”

Andrea Yglesias, Development Officer


Recent Alumni Circle Committee

Members of the Recent Alumni Circle Committee make an annual gift of $1,000 or more to the Institute, provide insight on ideas for potential events and act as ambassadors for the school.

Committee Members:
Colleen Ritzau Leth
Caroline Cummings Rafferty
Cristin Tierney
Rachel Goodman Wilf

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