University Advancement



The UC Riverside University Advancement team raises public awareness of UCR's excellence in research, teaching and service. UA encourages, promotes, and secures public and private resources to support:

  • Recruitment and retention of world-class faculty.
  • High-quality education for the best and brightest students who are reflective
    of California's diverse population.
  • Leading-edge facilities and equipment necessary for inquiry and the creation
    of knowledge for the 21st century and beyond.
Three students at the UC Riverside campus taking a selfie


Vice Chancellor Monique Dozier

Monique Dozier is vice chancellor for University Advancement, overseeing Development, Alumni Engagement, University Communications, and Advancement Finance and Administration.

She joined UC Riverside in 2022 from Morehouse College, where she was the vice president for Advancement and chief advancement officer. During her four-year tenure, Dozier overhauled Morehouse’s fundraising, which resulted in the highest giving years in the college’s history.

Prior to Morehouse College, Dozier worked for 13 years at Michigan State University in advancement roles, including as assistant vice president of Advancement Information Systems and Donor Strategy and director of development and external relations in the College of Nursing. She has also held advancement roles during her 25-year career at DePaul University and Saint Mary’s College in Indiana.

Dozier is on the Salesforce Advancement Advisory Board and the Microsoft Surface Customer Advisory Board. She was appointed as an Aspen Institute Leadership Fellow in 2011.