Advancement Office

Krystal Kelly

I oversee the Advancement Services Department, which consists of gift entry, prospect research, donor relations and stewardship, and hospitality roles. 


Director of Advancement Services

My career at Alma began in


Educational background

I earned a B.S. in political science and legal studies in 2004 and a Master of Science in Administration with a concentration in philanthropy and fundraising in 2017, both from Central Michigan University. 

In my role at Alma, I get most excited when...

fall arrives and Homecoming is near. The energy that our loyal alumni bring to campus is palpable. I enjoy showcasing recent campus improvements to visitors who haven’t been on campus in years. We have so much to celebrate!

What I love most about Alma College is...

the close-knit atmosphere of campus. I am also grateful for the cultural opportunities the college offers our community.

I chose to work at Alma College because...

I love the energy of the campus. Scottish traditions combined with a liberal arts setting is a unique blend that you can’t find anywhere else.