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Associate Provost/Chief of Staff
As Associate Provost and Chief of Staff, Nicki assists in implementation of key strategic initiatives, facilitates work flow and coordination within the Provost Office, and assists the Provost with various projects, including the implementation of the University’s new budget model.
 
Nicki joined the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy in June 2012. During her five years there, she held progressively senior roles within the alumni relations and development team, ultimately serving as Associate Dean of Alumni Relations and Development. Prior to the University of Chicago, Nicki spent eight years at the University of San Francisco, where she worked in university advancement overseeing fundraising for the School of Management and donor relations.
 
Nicki holds a BA and BS from Santa Clara University, a Masters in Nonprofit Administration from University of San Francisco, and a doctorate in education from University of San Francisco.