Contact Advancement

The University Advancement staff is happy to assist you with your questions. The Advancement division consists of several departments designed to better serve the University’s alumni, parents, and friends. If you do not know which department to contact, please use the information below.

4600 Sunset Avenue
Jordan Hall – Lower Level
Indianapolis, IN 46208


Jonathan Purvis
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Vice President – University Advancement

Betsy Weatherly
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Associate Vice President for University Advancement

Gina Donahue
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Administrative Manager
Lisa Hamilton
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Advancement Operation Project Coordinator
Allison Kenney
Administrative Specialist – Office of the Vice President

Advancement Services

Stacey Orme
Executive Director of Advancement Services
Mark Clark
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Director of Advancement Information Services
Wendy Koerner
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Director of Advancement Research
Heather Daily
Gifts and Records Specialist
Stacey Forbes
Andrea Freund
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Advancement Researcher
Elizabeth Garcia
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Associate Director, Gifts & Records Administration

Community Engagement

Jennie Jones
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Senior Director of Butler Community Engagement
Carly Gundaker
Associate Director of Butler Community Engagement
Sarah Smith
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Associate Director of Butler Community Engagement
Liz Moser
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Administrative Specialist for Alumni Community Engagement

Annual Giving

Samantha Wodecki
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Director of Annual Giving
Amorelle Gunst
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Annual Giving Program Manager
Hope Hagen
Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Office of Development

Mark Brouwer
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Executive Director, Development
Max Harper
Director of Development and Planned Giving
Allison Hightower
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Senior Associate Director of Development
Thomas Benoist
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Associate Director of Development

Gabrielle Douglas
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Associate Director of Development
Chelsea Hennessy
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Senior Associate Director of Development
Taylor Hensley
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Associate Director of Development

Foundation Relations

Sarah Hawkins
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Executive Director, Foundation Relations
Jean Donlan
Assistant Director, Foundation Relations

Advancement Operations

Thomas Deuschle
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Executive Director of Advancement Operations
Matt Brookshire
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Senior Associate Director of Advancement Events
Jennifer Gunnels
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Senior Associate Director of Advancement Communications
Maureen Jones
Associate Director – Advancement Marketing
Kaylyn Adams
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Assistant Director of Donor Relations
Alyssa Cacini
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Assistant Director of Donor Relations
Miles DeJesus
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Assistant Director of Digital Outreach and Communication
Kyra Kissel
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Assistant Director of Advancement Events