Elmira College Appoints New Director of Major and Planned Gifts

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ELMIRA, NY (10/11/2018) Elmira College is pleased to announce Adriana "Dri" Foti Giancoli '98, M.S. '14, will join the College as Director of Major and Planned Gifts on October 15.

Dri comes to the College after serving as a Major Gifts Officer at Ithaca College. Previously, she served as the Director of Development at Corning Community College.

Dri's professional career in higher education began at Elmira College where she held several positions including Director of Alumni Relations, Director of Development Information Technology, and Director of Advancement Services and Communication.

Dri graduated cum laude with a bachelor's degree in psychology from Elmira College in 1998, and earned a master's degree in corporate and community education in 2014. She also holds two advanced certificates in training of trainers and human resource development.

"I am honored and excited to be returning to my alma mater in this role. Elmira College has always held a special place in my heart and I, like many alumni, owe so much of who I am today to the unique and transformational opportunities I had at EC," said Giancoli. "These opportunities were made possible by the generosity of so many who came before me, and I am continually grateful for the scholarships, leadership experience, and education I received because of their support. I'm looking forward to connecting with members of our EC family to help make these opportunities possible for our next generation of leaders."