Vice President for University
Dr. Scott Peterson
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4132
Scott Peterson oversees the work of Campus Ministries, Church Relations, University Marketing, and University Advancement. He provides overall leadership and management for the comprehensive programs within each area of University Relations and is responsible for internal and external communications. Scott serves on the Senior Leadership Team and reports directly to the President.
Director of University
Laura Short ('09 MSM)
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4302
Laura leads University Advancement which encompasses Alumni Relations and Development. She coordinates development strategies which include major gifts, donor cultivation, planned giving, corporate sponsorship, stewardship and special events. Laura works closely with the Vice President for University Relations developing advancement and alumni initiatives.
Director of Development Giving
Taylor Kochheiser ('15)
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4134
Taylor oversees all annual giving programs including direct mail appeals, faculty/staff campaigns, data entry, report writing and generation, and donor stewardship. She works closely with the Managing Director of Development and Marketing.
Gift Receipts and Records Coordinator
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4332
Esther diligently ensures that every gift is processed, recorded, and receipted properly. She works closely with development staff and Accounting to properly document the philanthropic support of all MVNU constituencies.
Office Coordinator for University Relations & Development
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4300
Kelly assists the Vice President for University Relations and Managing Director of Development with office organization and administrative responsibilities. She helps with the coordination of University Relations and Development events.
for Alumni Relations
Heather Hoag ('98 BA)
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4310
Heather assists the Director of Alumni Relations with office organization and administrative responsibilities. She is instrumental in the maintenance of alumni records, assists with the coordination of Homecoming and other alumni events, and collaborates with Marketing in the production of various alumni mailings.