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  • Jacqueline D’Ercole

Jacqueline D’Ercole

Jacqui serves as the internal manager of operational services, internal and external communications crafted for mass solicitations, broad information sharing for college publications, as well as materials needed for publicity or for stewarding existing donors. Her primary responsibilities include leadership for the following areas: donor relations and stewardship; advancement communications; annual fund program implementation; and advancement operations, which includes information systems, gift accounting, prospect management, and research.


Jacqui joined the Ursinus College Advancement Office in October 2013 as Director of Advancement Communications and Donor Relations. She served as Senior Director of Advancement Relations and Operations from May 2018 through December 2020, before transitioning to her new role as Executive Director of Advancement Programs in January 2021. 

Prior to coming to Ursinus, Jacqui spent eight-and-a-half years working at the University of Pennsylvania in several donor relations, stewardship, and communications roles. Her career at Penn spanned the University’s entire $3.5 billion Making History campaign.

In her free time, Jacqui enjoys horseback riding, hiking, biking, and tennis. She is also an avid fan of the Philadelphia Flyers and Phillies sports teams.


  • B.A. in Journalism (minor in History), Temple University
  • M.L.A. in History and Literature, University of Pennsylvania