Katy Orenchuk to serve as Academic Advancement Senior Director

It is with excitement for our team and the University to announce that Katy Orenchuk will serve in the role of Academic Advancement Senior Director, effective July 25th. Katy joined University Relations in the spring of 2019 in the newly created role of AAD for Arts and Architecture. In this role she has cultivated a wide range of relationships, worked effectively to secure support for key projects, and instituted new initiatives to support the arts on campus, including the recently created Notre Dame Arts Council. She has since added the Libraries to her portfolio.

Prior to her role at Notre Dame, Katy spent 13 years as a fundraiser in Washington DC and Chicago. She has her BA in history and political science from the University of Notre Dame, and obtained her MA in Arts Administration from the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University in 2006. She became certified as a Fund Raising Executive in 2018.

We are grateful that Katy will bring her unwavering commitment to the mission of our Lady’s University and her deep knowledge of and experience with fundraising to this leadership role.

Katy will continue to be located at Eddy St. and will continue to be the first point of contact for the arts and architecture until she hires her successor.

Please join me in congratulating Katy.



4 thoughts on “Katy Orenchuk to serve as Academic Advancement Senior Director

  1. Congrats! I know you will do great in this new role. I bet Joe is going to be sad ;(