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September 16, 2003

Lynne Murray Appointed Director of Development at Gallaudet University

From: Gallaudet - Sept 16, 2003

For Immediate Release

Contact: Mike Kaika, Director of Media Relations

Phone: 202-651-5050


Lynne Murray Appointed Director of Development at Gallaudet University

Washington, DC—Lynne Murray has been appointed Director of Development at Gallaudet University and in her new position she will oversee the Annual Fund, Major Gifts Program, and Corporation and Foundation Relations. In addition, she will have oversight of the Direct Mail Programs and Information Systems unit. Murray’s appointment was announced by Catherine Sweet-Windham, who was recently promoted to Executive Director of Institutional Advancement, a unit that encompasses the Offices of Development, Public Relations, Media Relations, and Alumni Relations.

Since 2000, Murray has been assistant executive director of Development, managing all fundraising efforts for Gallaudet University in cooperation with the executive director. She will also work with Sweet-Windham on the Gallaudet Board of Associates and help her identify and recruit new members.

Murray has a wide range of experience as a fundraiser. She was a senior development officer at The National Osteoporosis Foundation, associate director for Corporate Relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and director of Development and Marketing for Youth Service America.

Murray received her bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College of Maryland and her master’s from the Johns Hopkins University. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at Gallaudet in Administration and Supervision.

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