North Central College in the News

North Central College vice president for institutional advancement featured in Naperville media

Aug 26, 2022

Adrian Aldrich’s recent appointment to VP of Institutional Advancement was promoted locally

North Central College announced the appointment of Adrian Aldrich, a 2002 graduate of the College and Naperville resident, to serve as vice president for institutional advancement. As a vice president, Aldrich will continue to provide leadership and strategic direction for fundraising, and alumni and constituent engagement efforts.

Throughout his 18-year career at North Central, beginning as director of alumni affairs, Aldrich has steadily expanded the scope of his leadership and responsibilities. In 2013, he was promoted to executive director of development and alumni engagement, leading the day-to-day operations of the alumni and development area, and positioning the division for launching the $150 million Brilliant Future Campaign.

In 2021, Aldrich joined North Central’s President’s Council as assistant vice president for institutional advancement and guided the College through a successful fundraising year including a record-breaking “Day of Giving” of greater than $500,000. His continued leadership has been instrumental throughout the Brilliant Future Campaign, which has now surpassed $130 million.

Aldrich’s appointment was featured in media across the Naperville area: