Thursday, July 8, 2010

St. Dennis named SGPP executive director for external affairs

Don St. Dennis is the new executive director for external affairs for the Schools of Graduate and Professional Programs. St. Dennis has been a member of the adjunct faculty of the Master’s in Business Administration and comes to his new position with extensive background in marketing and communications. St. Dennis has worked on numerous corporate marketing and branding campaigns, with foundations in building partnerships with academic institutions, and with Catholic and Lasallian institutions in fundraising and marketing.

The executive director for external affairs is charged with the responsibility for increasing visibility and providing dynamic and creative outreach to the university’s friends and constituencies. In addition, the executive director will focus on fostering partnerships and leading a strong fundraising development initiative with SGPP alums, SGPP Advisory Board members, friends of SGPP, and individuals, corporations, and institutions within the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area.