Ellen Rossini

Director, Major Gifts at University of Dallas

Major Gifts Director Ellen Rossini has a long and accomplished history with the University of Dallas, having served in various capacities over the years. Ellen began as a freelance writer and copy editor for miscellaneous publications in 1996, before joining the Catholic Pro-Life Community as Director of Development in 2005. Rossini came to University of Dallas in August 2015 as Director of Major Gifts, a position they held until March 2020. In June 2018, Rossini rejoined the University of Dallas community in their current role. Throughout their career, Rossini has shown a dedication to their work and a passion for helping others. Ellen is an expert in their field and has contributed to several books, including 100 Activities Based On the Catechism of the Catholic Church and All Ye Lands. Rossini is a respected writer and editor, with their work appearing in magazines such as Columbia and Canticle, as well as newspapers like the National Catholic Register and Texas Catholic.

Ellen Rossini has a Master's degree in Leadership from The University of Dallas and a BA in Journalism summa cum laude from Arizona State University. Ellen also attended Xavier College Preparatory.

Some of their coworkers include Molly Bresnahan - Director, Giving Strategy, Roberta Daley - Director, Marketing Client Services, and Fran Fisher - Director, Donor Relations. Their manager is Thomas Hibbs, President.


  • Director, Major Gifts

    Current role

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