Jason Caniglia has more than two decades of higher education fundraising experience, including stints at Saint Mary’s College (Notre Dame, Indiana), Indiana University at South Bend and the Oklahoma State University Foundation. Before joining Regis in September 2014, he served as the associate vice president of constituent development at Kansas State University.
Among other accomplishments, Caniglia led teams at Kansas State and Oklahoma State to their best fundraising years in their respective organizations’ histories – $260 million for Oklahoma State in 2007 and $211 million for Kansas State in 2014.
The Omaha, Nebraska, native holds a master’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University and a certificate in fundraising management from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. His passion for Jesuit education stems from his own experiences at Creighton Preparatory School (Omaha, Nebraska) and at Loyola University of New Orleans, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in communications and political science.
As vice president for University Advancement, Caniglia serves as Regis’ chief fundraising officer, providing strategic direction and leadership for all fundraising, alumni, and communication programs specific to University Advancement, and works to enhance the University’s culture of philanthropy.