Montique Cotton Kelly, Associate Vice President for Alumni Relations,
Montique Cotton Kelly joined the University of Connecticut in June 2014. “Mo,” as she is called by family, friends, and colleagues, leads a staff of 23 and hundreds of volunteers to engage and support more than 255,000 UConn alumni. She led the effort to eliminate dues and integrate the Office of Alumni Relations into the UConn Foundation beginning July 1, 2015. A veteran alumni relations leader, Mo came to UConn from Bowling Green State University where she had served as executive director of the alumni association and director of alumni affairs since 2007. Prior to that, she held a number of positions there, including assistant and associate director of alumni affairs. Mo began her career at BGSU as an admissions counselor. Mo has more than 20 years of advancement experience including extensive experience in strategic planning, budget management, board development, program development, and fundraising. She has two bachelor’s degrees (psychology and journalism) and a master’s of education, all from BGSU.