University Advancement & Marketing Staff Profiles

Mary Kay MacIver

Associate Director, Advancement Services and Technology

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Professional Qualifications/Affiliations/Awards

  • M.S. Information Systems Management Ferris State University
  • B.S. Business, Ferris State University
  • Member, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • Member, FSU Presidents Club
  • 2003 FSU Distinguished Staff Award
  • 2003 FSU Distinguished Team Award
  • 2012 FSU Distinguished Team Award

Campus Involvement

  • Member, Ferris Web Development Team
  • Member, Ferris Web Work Group
  • Content Manager, FSU Alumni Online Community
  • Contributing Writer, The Ferris Magazine
  • Contributing Writer, "Ferris State University - The First 125 Years"
  • Co-Chair, Ferris Social Media Team
  • Chair, FSU Historical Task Force
  • Member, FSU Commencement Team
  • Member, FSU Endowment Reporting Process Review Committee
  • Chair, FSU Scholarship Task Force Committee
  • Member, Application Steering Committee
  • Co-Advisor, Student Alumni Gold Club
  • Advisor, FSU Student Homecoming Committee
  • Off-Ice Official, Central Collegiate Hockey Association
  • Webmaster, BRHS Cardinal Hockey Website

Bio Information

Mary Kay has been with University Advancement & Marketing for 18 years and leads the staff who maintain the alumni and donor database, provides accounting services to the division and processes gifts for the university. Mary Kay also assists the University Web Content Manager by administrating the division's website and serves as co-chair of the Ferris Social Media Team.

Mary Kay has a deep appreciation for Ferris history, and has participated in the Ferris History Task Force for 11 years and co-chaired the 125th Anniversary observation in 2009.

Even though her work schedule is busy, she still finds time to serve as a WCHA off-ice official, keeping score for the Bulldogs at home hockey games. She also assists the Big Rapids High School Cardinal Hockey Boosters by serving as their webmaster. Mary Kay is married to Ferris alumnus Mark MacIver. They have a son, Andrew who is also a Ferris alumnus.