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IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 01, 2013
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab
724.738.2199
karl.schwab@sru.edu

SRU graduate lands Rose-Hulman fundraising position

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. –Alan Morrison, a Slippery Rock University 2000 sport management graduate, has been named special projects gift officer in the Office of Institutional Advancement at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.

“Alan will help us implement new initiatives and sustain past department strategies to identify donor prospects and assist current donors,” said Rickey McCurry, Rose-Hulman’s vice president for institutional advancement. “We welcome his energy and enthusiasm to our institutional advancement team.”

Morrison will implement annual and major gift fundraising strategies related to special projects. He will also initiate donor cultivation activities that strengthen donor relationships, and manage activities to achieve department goals.

Morrison has been a member of the Rose-Hulman staff since 2001 and previously served as assistant director for recreational sports and athletic facilities, and intramural director.

Active in his community, Morrison was elected last November as state representative for west-central Indiana’s District 42 in the 118th General Assembly. He is vice chair of the House of Representatives’ Agriculture and Rural Development Committee and serves on the Natural Resources, Utilities and Energy Committee.

In addition to his SRU degree, Morrison earned a master’s degree in recreation and sports management from Indiana State University.

Rose-Hulman Institute, founded in 1874, has an enrollment of 1,900 undergraduate students and 100 graduate students.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.