Development Leadership

Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
O. Richard Bundy III, orb100@psu.edu

Associate Vice President for Development, Central Offices
John Dietz, jld5@psu.edu

Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Fundraising Units
David J. Lieb, djl120@psu.edu

Associate Vice President of Medical Center Development
Chief Development Officer for Penn State Hershey Medical Center and College of Medicine
Kelly A. Altland, kaltland@hmc.psu.edu

Assistant Vice President for Development Administration
Jean Songer, jmh8@psu.edu



The Office of the Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

116 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-4826
Fax: 814-863-7520

O. Richard Bundy III, vice president for development & alumni relations, orb100@psu.edu

In his role as Penn State’s vice president for development and alumni relations, Rich Bundy leads a team of more than 400 staff in advancing the University’s land-grant mission through the engagement of Penn State’s alumni and friends. He assumed the helm in January, as Penn State begins a new, University-wide fundraising campaign, A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence.

Rich’s nearly twenty-five-year career in public higher education fundraising and alumni relations began at Penn State, and it has since included posts at Michigan State, Iowa State, and, most recently, the University of Vermont Foundation, where he served as the inaugural president and chief executive officer.

He holds BA and MA degrees from Penn State and an MBA from Michigan State, and he attended the Management Development Program at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education. He served on the Board of Directors of the National Agricultural Alumni & Development Association (NAADA) from 2003-2006, and hosted their national conference in 2005. Rich is the recipient of the 2006 NAADA Professional Achievement Award and the 2006 ISU Foundation Governor’s Award. He co-hosted the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) national conference on Campaign Planning in 2014.

A native of Pennsylvania, Rich is an avid runner and has successfully completed thirty-two marathons, including six finishes at the prestigious Boston Marathon and all six of the World Marathon Majors.


Tresa Ciprich, assistant to the senior vice president, tad2@psu.edu
Brenda Myers, administrative support assistant, blm10@psu.edu
Brenda Walker, associate director for volunteer relations, blw9@psu.edu

Penn State’s Division of Development and Alumni Relations is a support unit of more than 300 employees working in institutional advancement to support Penn State’s goals and mission.

Administered by the senior vice president for development and alumni relations, the Division consists of various offices working synergistically in two major functional areas, the Office of University Development and the Penn State Alumni Association.

In concert with the colleges, campuses, and other units of the University, the Division of Development and Alumni Relations has responsibility for advancing the University’s overall mission of teaching, research, and outreach to alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations. This is done by informing alumni and other constituents about Penn State and involving them in the life of the University through effective communications, quality programs and services. In doing so, we strive to gain their support and encourage them to join in shaping Penn State’s future.

The Division’s mandate is to generate among key constituencies the attitudinal, financial, and behavioral support needed to realize the University’s goals and objectives.

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The Office of the Senior Associate Vice President for Development, Fundraising Units

105 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-0694
Fax: 814-863-6258

David J. Lieb, senior associate vice president for development, djl120@psu.edu
Kenneth Hall, executive director of development, kch19@psu.edu

Nancy Baldwin, administrative support coordinator, njb13@psu.edu
Karen Helsley, executive assistant, klh50@psu.edu
Joella Martin, administrative support assistant, jim7@psu.edu
  
Administered by the vice president for development and alumni relations, the Division consists of various offices working synergistically in two major functional areas: the Office of University Development and the Penn State Alumni Association.

In concert with the colleges, campuses, and other units of the University, the Division of Development and Alumni Relations has responsibility for advancing the University’s overall mission of teaching, research, and outreach to alumni, parents, friends, corporations and foundations. This is done by informing alumni and other constituents about Penn State and involving them in the life of the University through effective communications, quality programs, and services. In doing so, we strive to gain their support and encourage them to join in shaping Penn State’s future.

The Division’s mandate is to generate among key constituencies the attitudinal, financial, and behavioral support needed to realize the University’s goals and objectives.

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The Office of the Assistant Vice President for Development Administration

102 Old Main
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-863-4850
Fax: 814-863-6258

Jean M. Songer
assistant vice president for development administration, jmh8@psu.edu, 814-863-4850
Barb Struble
financial officer, bqs3@psu.edu, 814-863-4854
Stacy McCants
human resources generalist, ser149@psu.edu, 814-863-9985
Chris Spearly
financial coordinator, cts12@psu.edu, 814-865-2373
Lisa Temple
human resources manager, ljt16@psu.edu, 814-863-0530
Jill Toto
administrative support assistant, jmd149@psu.edu

The Office of the Assistant Vice President for Development Administration encompasses the areas of Donor and Member Services, Finance, Information Systems, Human Resources, and Talent Management. Our primary role is to provide support and information to both our donors and colleagues, including:

  • gift acknowledgement and receipting
  • gift reporting
  • budget reporting
  • interpretation of existing Penn State policies and procedures
  • fundraising system upgrades and enhancements
  • recruiting and appointment of new employees
  • professional education and development of employees
  • Alumni Association membership processing and acknowledgement
  • biographical data maintenance for all constituents

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