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Welcome to Highline College Institutional Advancement Department

Welcome to Institutional Advancement

Institutional Advancement furthers an awareness of and appreciation for Highline College by communication with diverse constituencies building and strengthening relationships and encouraging participation in and support of college programs and initiatives.

The Institutional Advancement Group includes:

Highline College Foundation

  • Supports Highline College Students
  • Resource Development
  • Scholarships & Grants
  • Annual Gala
  • T-Bird Classic Golf Tournament
  • Annual Fundraising Breakfast
  • Annual Campaign
  • President’s Circle Reception

Alumni Relations

  • Distinguished Alumni
  • Alumni Association & Benefits
  • Alumni Events
  • Internship Opportunities
  • Alumni Scholarship


  • Internal & External Communications
  • Media Releases

Community Outreach

  • Community Events
  • Campus Tours
  • Sports Outreach Program
  • Student Ambassadors


  • Grant Administration
  • Grant Development
  • Grant Application Approval Form
  • Grant Definitions

Marketing Department

  • Graphic Design Services
  • Website Management and Support
  • Logo & Photo Resources
  • Branded Word and PowerPoint Templates
  • Social Media Information
  • Print Services
  • Business Card Ordering

Contact Information

Institutional Advancement Staff

Dr. Lisa Skari
Vice President of Institutional Advancement
(206) 592-3705
Email: lskari@highline.edu

Melissa Sell
Executive Assistant of Institutional Advancement
(206) 592-3390
Email: msell@highline.edu

Kevin Corrigan
Associate Director of Grants
(206) 592-4266
Email: kcorrigan@highline.edu

Tanisha Williams
Alumni Relations Program Manager
(206) 592-3212
Email: twilliam@highline.edu

Department Directory

Fax: (206) 592-3779

Regular Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Institutional Advancement
Building 99
23835 Pacific Hwy. S.
Kent, WA 98032

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Highline College
Institutional Advancement MS 99-248

P.O. Box 98000
Des Moines, WA 98198-9800

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