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Woodruff Joins Lindenwood as Director of Corporate Relations

Woodruff Joins Lindenwood as Director of Corporate Relations

Judith M. Blase Woodruff has been named director of corporate relations at Lindenwood University. Her duties include managing the strategy and growth of the school’s corporate relations initiatives and fostering positive working relationships with the regional business community.

The Illinois native brings three decades of fundraising and advancement experience to the role, most recently serving as executive director of the National Foundation for Ectodermal Dysplasias. Prior to that, Woodruff held positions as director of development for the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business, Fontbonne University, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and McKendree University.

Woodruff holds a bachelor’s degree in music and is a certified fundraising executive.

“We’re delighted to bring Judy on board to strengthen our outreach and relationship-building with our region’s corporate neighbors,” said Susan Mangels, PhD, vice president for institutional advancement at Lindenwood University. “Her work in this area will benefit Lindenwood’s fundraising programs and also enable us to strengthen our internship programs, sponsorship opportunities, and avenues for adult enrollment in our degree programs.”

Woodruff can be reached by phone at (636) 627-2253, or by email at

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