University of Washington Advancement

Our integrated model of support brings together development, alumni and stakeholder engagement, and marketing and communications. In partnership with the UW Foundation and the UW Alumni Association, University Advancement creates meaningful connections with our stakeholders.

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Connie Kravas

Senior Vice President for University Advancement

Melissa Kreptul

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Mary Gresch

Vice President for Communications and
Chief Marketing Officer

Kimberly Mapes

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Dan Peterson

Vice President for Development &
President, UW Foundation

Emelina R. Berkshire

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Paul Rucker

Vice President for Alumni and Stakeholder Engagement &
Executive Director of the UW Alumni Association

Virginia Lerer

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Julie Brown

Associate Vice President for Advancement Operations and
Chief Budget Officer

Junko S. Westling

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Walt Dryfoos

Principal Analyst

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Lee Heck

Senior Associate Vice President for Development Programs


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Don Theophilus

Chief Advancement Officer, UW Medicine, and UW Vice President for Medical Affairs

Debby Hanssen

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Lisa Thomas

Associate Vice President for Campaigns and Emerging Initiatives

Colin Bell