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Vice President for Institute Advancement
The vice president for institute advancement is responsible for oversight of the division of advancement strategy, services, and infrastructure; alumni relations; and development, including the Rensselaer Annual Fund, and individual, corporate, foundation, and international advancement.
Brenda Wilson-Hale, most recently served as chief executive officer of the Washington State University Foundation and vice president for university development. Prior to joining Washington State University in March 2007, Wilson-Hale served as senior director of development at the Eli Broad School of Business at Michigan State University. Wilson-Hale has also served in senior development positions at DePaul University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Spelman College, the National Black Arts Festival, the Museum of African-American History in Detroit, and the University Cultural Center Association in Detroit.