New Staff Members Join University Advancement Team

Posted on 2/23/2016 11:03:02 AM

Several new employees have joined IUP and the University Advancement Division.

David MaudieDavid Maudie ’87 was named development officer and is assigned to work with the College of Education and Educational Technology. Maudie came to IUP after an extensive tenure in similar positions with the Boy Scouts of America, which followed a teaching career. As an IUP student, he competed on the track and field team. He was inducted into the IUP Athletics Hall of Fame in 2006.

Valorie HigginsValorie Higgins was named development officer and is assigned to the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. She came to IUP from Upper Iowa University, where she served in a similar position. Higgins is a graduate of South Dakota State University.

With the addition of Maudie and Higgins, the University Advancement Division now has a development officer assigned to each of the university’s colleges. In 2015, Anthony Cancro M’12 joined the staff as a development officer assigned to the College of Fine Arts, Amy Gardner ’99 as a development officer assigned to the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology, and Chrystie Raymond as a development officer assigned to the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Michelle ChaseMichelle Chase joined the Development Research Office. A former senior strategic intelligence analyst for the National Drug Intelligence Agency, Chase earned her bachelor’s degree at St. Francis University and her juris doctorate degree at the University of Baltimore School of Law.