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Oct 15

Special Notice Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic

Roaring Return

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Alexandra Bardon - Web Content

Alexandra Bardon

Administrator, Web Content

  • Administers updates to the university website.
  • Maintains SEO, accessibility, quality assurance, and general site health.
  • Writes press releases and handles campus news items.
  • Operates and manages the University Staff and Faculty Digest and other mass email communications.
  • Assists in emergency response communications.

Contact Alley


Jeffrey Brown - Development

Jeffrey Brown

Director, Development II

  • Develops strategic plans to position the university’s growth and development through alumni and community philanthropic engagement.
  • Implements strategies that increase principal and major gifts through new and existing donors.
  • Provides leadership to campus constituents on the most current and effective fundraising techniques for their fundraising efforts.
  • Manages institutional advancement processes that ensure transparency and increases support for university initiative.

Contact Jeffrey


Brian Brunner - Advancement

Brian Brunner

Assistant Vice President, Advancement

  • Oversees daily operations of the Advancement office.
  • Develops all aspects of program functions for fundraising operations, including content, format and logistics
  • Provides management and oversight of marginal and major gifts, corporate and foundation gifts, planned gifts and annual fund gifts.

Contact Brian


Amber Bush - Graphic Designer

Amber Bush

Graphic Designer

  • Manages and maintains university brand elements and alignments.
  • Generates creative for print and web communication and advertising.
  • Tracks project requests from initial inquiry through final production with print vendors.

Contact Amber


Peter Colombatto - Marketing

Peter Colombatto

Manager, Digital Marketing

  • Develops and manages Lindenwood’s system-wide content marketing and social media strategies in coordination with various departments.
  • Maintains responsibility for Lindenwood University’s brand across social and digital platforms.
  • Conceptualizes, budgets, builds and executes paid social and digital advertising campaigns through competitive research, platform determination, messaging and audience identification and benchmarking.
  • ​​​​​​Monitors all social media platforms for appropriate content and updates as needed.

Contact Peter


Orrie Covert - Vice President

Scott Myers

Vice President, Advancement and Communications

  • Provide strategic direction for the alumni, fundraising, marketing and communications departments of the university.

  • Collaborate with volunteers, donors, university leadership and the community on university projects and priorities.

  • Active member of the President’s Leadership Team, participates in university mission, vision and strategy setting.

Contact Orrie


Josh Elliott - Advancement Budget and Research

Josh Elliott

Coordinator, Advancement Budget and Research

  • Organizes and oversees the institution’s records relating to current and prospective donors.
  • Conducts research to discover prospects for gifts and documenting the association of these prospects with the university.
  • Assists in departmental budgeting, forecasting and financial modeling.
  • Provides high-level administrative support to the vice president.

Contact Josh


Brad Hansen - Art Director

Brad Hansen

Art Director

  • Leads production of the University's institutional branding, advertising, print, signage, and digital collateral.
  • Provides creative art direction and oversees identity compliance.
  • Ensures that the creative materials produced are innovative, consistent and effective for both print and digital media.
  • Manages relationships with third-party vendors to ensure staff/faculty satisfaction and premium quality production.

Contact Brad


Rachael Heuermann - Alumni Relations

Rachael Heuermann

Director, Alumni Relations

  • Maintains responsibility for all alumni programs including developing a strategic vision, assessing current programs, creating new programs, and executing the vision and strategy of the University related to alumni engagement.
  • Plans and attends events for alumni.
  • Works with alumni to increase engagement and involvement with students.
  • Serves as a resource and voice for alumni.
  • Plans homecoming activities in conjunction with student engagement and athletics.
  • Oversees the alumni award and nomination process.

Contact Rachael

Kassandra Linzmeier - Development

Kassandra Linzmeier

Associate Officer, Development

  • Coordinates the Annual Fund.
  • Responsible for managing iDonate fundraising pages.
  • Communicates information to alumni on behalf of the University.

Contact Kassie


Julee Mitsler - Communications

Julee Mitsler

Director, Communications

  • Oversees internal and external communication initiatives.
  • Develops strategy for media relations and advertising.
  • Collaborates with university staff to pitch stories and respond to media inquiries.
  • Partners with the Public Safety department to disseminate timely warnings and emergency communications.

Contact Julee


Scott Myers - Development

Scott Myers

Director, Development II

  • Develops strategic plans to position the university’s growth and development through alumni and community philanthropic engagement.
  • Implements strategies that increase principal and major gifts through new and existing donors.
  • Provides leadership to campus constituents on the most current and effective fundraising techniques for their fundraising efforts.
  • Manages institutional advancement processes that ensure transparency and increases support for university initiative.

Contact Scott


Jessica Schroer - Marketing

Jessica Schroer

Director, Marketing

  • Directs marketing strategies on behalf of the university.
  • Buys advertising and invests in sponsorship opportunities.
  • Manages agency and vendor partnerships.
  • Works with university community to ensure brand alignment.

Contact Jessica


Emily Sebourn - Special Events

Emily Sebourn

Manager, Special Events

  • Develops and maintains all aspects of Special Events including but not limited to design, timeline, event procedures, continuous improvement plans, and execution.
  • Assists with the development and planning of events at the Lindenwood House.
  • Provides event management expertise for Lindenwood employees.
  • Coordinates external rental services with operations.

Contact Emily


Jason Waack - Web Content

Jason Waack

Webmaster

  • Manage the university's portfolio of websites. This includes ongoing evaluation and revision of the site's functionality and content for effectiveness, monitoring, and implementing relevant best practices and trends in website content.
  • Assist and train a network of web contributors who are responsible for overseeing and updating their departments website content.
  • Act as a liaison between the Department of Information Technology, Advancement and Communications, and outside vendors to resolve technical problems and improve the site experience.
  • Ensure pages conform to SEO best practices and accessibility.

Contact Jason

Cassandra Western - Database and Stewardship

Cassandra Western

Coordinator, Database and Stewardship

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining database initiatives and data analysis processes.
  • Responsible for the training and upkeep of relationship and fundraising management software.
  • Monitors all incoming donations and provides daily and monthly reports to the finance office.
  • Responsible for the creation and execution of a stewardship strategy to reinforce meaningful connections to the University.

Contact Cassandra


Important Documents and Resources

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