Director of External Relations
Marie Brancati is responsible for fundraising and special projects in the College of Arts and Sciences. Much of her time is spent on College priorities including the Department of Art and Art History, the Gerald and Sally DeNardo Lectureship, The NSF Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, and a number of outreach activities. Marie also acts as liaison to many other University departments including Development, the Alumni Association, the Office of Marketing and Communications, and Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid. Marie came to Santa Clara as an undergraduate in 1972 and graduated with a degree in History in 1976. She came back to the University as Assistant Alumni Director in 1981 and in 1982 took over as Executive Director of the Bronco Bench Foundation until 1986. Marie Returned to Santa Clara and the College of Arts and Sciences as the Director of External Relations in 1998.