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Elizabeth Kahane

Director of Development
Department(s): Graduate College
Office: GTW 218
Phone: 702-895-3429
Email: elizabeth.kahane@unlv.edu


Liz Kahane is the Director of Development for the Graduate College at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). In this role, she partners with donors, alumni, and friends in support of UNLV’s graduate students. She has a broad base of experience in philanthropic, nonprofit, and higher education institutions with an expertise in building impactful partnerships. Previously, she worked at the American Red Cross as an Account Manager in blood services helping organizations implement blood drive programs and meet the constant need for blood products in our community. Prior to moving to Southern Nevada, she held positions at Bennington College in alumni relations and at the Boston Foundation as a member of the grantmaking team. She is a board member of the Junior League of Las Vegas, an organization committed to promoting volunteerism and improving the community, and serves in various volunteer roles with her alma mater Dartmouth College.