As a development officer, Susan Kaleita’s role is to cultivate relationships with alumni and donors to secure philanthropic resources for the College of Science. She has worked in fundraising, alumni relations, and career development for over a decade. Prior to focusing on major gifts fundraising, Kaleita served as senior director for employer and alumni engagement at the career center on campus, and was the founding director of alumni career services for the University of Arizona Alumni Association.
Born and raised in the verdant ridges and valleys of Central Pennsylvania, Kaleita has lived in Tucson since arriving at the University of Arizona for graduate school in Geography in 2006. When not fundraising for the College of Science, she is often reading the newspaper, going out to breakfast, or making paper mache art.