Rodney Grabowski has been named president of the University of Cincinnati Foundation and vice president for Development and Alumni Relations. He will begin his new role on June 3.

Grabowski has more than 20 years of fundraising experience and most recently served as the senior associate vice president for University Advancement and campaign director at the University of South Florida. He led USF’s largest fundraising and outreach effort in its history as well as an annual giving program that raised more than $85 million.

Before his tenure at USF, Grabowski held positions at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville University and Alfred University in New York.

Grabowski has a Master of Business Administration in international business from the University of North Florida and a Bachelor of Arts in international relations from Syracuse University.

About The University of Cincinnati Foundation  

Established in 1975, The University of Cincinnati Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and is the private sector fundraising entity for the University of Cincinnati. The Foundation supports UC’s aspirations through philanthropic collaboration with the colleges, the Academic Health Center and other units to maximize private support. The Foundation’s advancement efforts promote the development of productive, enduring relationships with alumni, friends, colleagues, students, foundations, corporations and the Greater Cincinnati community.