Susan Daniells ’01

Interim Vice President for College Advancement

Susan is currently the Interim Vice President for College Advancement. She returned to the College in 2018 to become the Director of Leadership Gifts. She has worked closely with important donors to connect them with meaningful gift opportunities that move the mission of the College forward and that benefit all students, faculty, and staff. She has collaborated with campus partners, the President's Leadership Council, the Alumni Board, and the Board of Trustees in securing philanthropic dollars that help Conn thrive today and far into the future.

Before returning to Connecticut College, Susan held roles as Senior Associate Director of Major Gifts at Yale University from 2013-2018 and Director of Development for the Yale School of Art. From 2003-2013 Susan worked for the Office of Development at Vassar College in varying roles in the annual fund and leadership giving.

As a student at Connecticut College, she was a double major in Religious Studies and Anthropology. She worked in the Office of Admission as a tour guide, tour guide coordinator, and as a senior interviewer. She conducted research with Dr. Patrice Brodeur on the Pluralism Project.