Vice President for University Relations
Rev. 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.
Managing Director of University Advancement
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.
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.
MVNU Student Connect Coordinator
for Alumni Relations
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4141
Terry leads the efforts for our MVNU Student Connect initiatives working directly with student callers. Our student calling strategies span the entire academic year and MVNU students have the opportunity to connect with alumni, donors, parents, and other University friends. Terry's work involves training student callers, planning calling sessions, implementing stewardship plans, and reporting progress.
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.
Development Services Coordinator
Phone: (740) 397-9000, Ext. 4331
Deb manages endowment and scholarship records, contacts, and awarding. She works closely with Student Financial Services to ensure that scholarship allocations are distributed to MVNU students. She also assists the Managing Director with prospect management, various donor and alumni reports, and maintaining annual and cumulative donor records that are listed in annual donor report.