Liz Quercia serves as the Senior Project Manager for Strategic Initiatives. In this role she assists the Chief of Staff and Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives in creating and developing university policies related to Yale’s academic priorities and executing university-wide projects. She also partners closely with the development office in planning, strategizing, and implementing initiatives related to the fundraising and stewardship of major gifts.
Prior to joining the Provost’s Office, Liz worked as the Associate Director in the Office of Institutional Affairs. In that capacity, she handled high-level planning, research, and communications responsibilities in support of the Yale Corporation and the University Council, staffing and leading projects related to university governance. She has worked with a wide range of administrators, alumni, faculty, and staff, while also serving as a resource to units across campus on governance processes and procedures.
Liz is a resident fellow of Jonathan Edwards College at Yale, where she advises students and convenes the Paskus-Mellon Forum, an opportunity for college seniors to present their theses or academic projects in a supportive community setting.