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Welcome to the Office of Alumni Relations!

The Office of Alumni Relations is here to serve you. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please give us a call at 800-611-1861 or 630-637-5200, send an e-mail to or better yet, stop by our office on the 4th floor of Old Main.

You can also connect withus and fellow alumnionline! Become a fan on Facebook, join the Alumni Association group on LinkedIn, or follow us on Twitter.

Get to know the Alumni Relations team: 


Adrian Aldrich '02
Executive Director of Development & Alumni Affairs                       
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Began working at North Central: 2005

Adrian is responsible for the overall strategic vision of the Office of Alumni Relations. He oversees a variety of fundraising and friendraising initiatives, including academic, fine arts and athletic affinity groups, that advance the institution through alumni participation. He is the primary staff liaison to the Alumni Board and a member of the Alumni Board Executive Committee.

Adrian is married to Jacqueline Milbratz '03 Aldrich and has two children, Caden and Addison. He enjoys time with his family and friends as well as meeting alumni from all over the country to learn more about them and their North Central experience. Adrian earned his Master of Education degree in College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University and is a die-hard Cubs and Cardinals fan (that's North Central College Cardinals).


    Mary Reynolds
Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Coordinator of Major Campus Events and Co-Coordinator of the Sesquicentennial Celebration
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Began working at North Central: 1995

Mary is responsible for coordinating alumni events, both locally and nationally. She works with regional clubs and assists with their event planning and is the staff liaison to the Activities Committee of the Alumni Board. On campus she manages major institutional events such as Commencement, Honors Day and Homecoming.

When Mary is not at North Central events, she enjoys spending time with her family and attending her daughter Jillian's softball games and daughter Madelyn's gymnastic and cheerleading events. Mary earned her Master of Science degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Higher Education from University Wisconsin - Whitewater.


  Nicole Kossakowski
Alumni Relations Officer
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Began working at North Central: 2012

Nicole is responsible for cultivating and fostering the relationships between alumni, current students, parents and friends encouraging them to become more involved with the College’s vision. Nicole also oversees the Legacy Program, Class Gift, Class Associates and other events to increase alumni support and involvement.

Nicole graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign in 2010 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and is currently enrolled at North Central College in the Master’s Degree in Business Administration Program with a concentration in Marketing. When she is not attending various North Central events, Nicole enjoys traveling, collecting art, and spending time with her family.


    Meredith Schauer
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Began working at North Central: 2004

Meredith prepares the classnotes for the North Central Now quarterly magazine, assists in maintaining the College's alumni database, manages attendance lists and materials for Alumni events, coordinates academic, fine arts and athletic affinity group mailings.

She enjoys spending time with her family and attending North Central events with her children.