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Nova Southeastern University Names Barbara Sageman as Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund


FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Sageman, M.B.A., as the university’s new executive director of alumni relations and annual fund. She brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education with a focus on alumni relations and financial giving to this new role.

Barbara Sageman, Executive Director of Alumni and Annual Fund

Barbara Sageman, Executive Director of Alumni and Annual Fund

“As the newest addition to our department, Barbara will be an excellent resource to help further NSU’s mission and vision,” said Jennifer O’Flannery Anderson, NSU’s Vice President for Advancement and Community Relations. “Her extensive knowledge of and success with alumni programs will immensely benefit the university and we are thrilled to have her join our team.”

In this position, Sageman will expand the reach and engage alumni for the growth and sustainability of NSU. She will be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive and strategic alumni relations program that communicates the excellence and needs of the university as well as the creation of opportunities for alumni to engage with NSU.

She joins NSU from a private university where she served as the director of alumni affairs and was a senior member of the advancement leadership team. She has extensive experience in developing successful strategies for alumni relations program and giving campaigns that support and grow the annual fund, with results that increase engagement and revenue projections. Previously, she was with Florida Atlantic University where she held roles in career, community and business development within the College of Business.

Sageman is involved in numerous organizations and affiliations. She is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, the National Association of Colleges and Employers and she is a graduate of Boca Leadership Class of 2012.

Sageman received her bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Saginaw Valley State University in University Center, Michigan. She resides in Delray Beach.





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About Nova Southeastern University (NSU): Located in beautiful Fort Lauderdale, Florida, NSU is ranked among U.S. News & World Report’s Top 200 National Research Universities and is a dynamic, private research university providing high-quality educational and research programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and first-professional degree levels. Established in 1964, NSU now includes 16 colleges, the 215,000-square-foot Center for Collaborative Research, a private JK-12 grade school, the Mailman Segal Center for Human Development with specialists in Autism, the world-class NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, and the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center, which is Florida’s largest public library. NSU has campuses in Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Miami, Miramar, Orlando, Palm Beach, and Tampa, Florida, as well as San Juan, Puerto Rico, while maintaining a presence online globally. Classified as a research university with “high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, NSU is one of only 50 universities nationwide to also be awarded Carnegie’s Community Engagement Classification, and is also the largest private institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education’s criteria as a Hispanic-serving Institution. For more information, please visit


April 4, 2018

Media Contact:
Tasha Yohan