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Release: Immediate

UI Foundation executive staff appointments announced

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Ann Donovan, Jeff Liebermann and Kristin Loupee have joined the University of Iowa Foundation as members of the executive staff.

Ann Donovan of Iowa City is director of development for the Connie Belin and Jacqueline N. Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development in the UI College of Education. She previously was assistant to the director at the UI Division of Sponsored Programs. Donovan graduated from the University of Iowa with a B.B.A. degree in finance in 1988 and a master's in sociology in 1992.

Jeff Liebermann of Cedar Rapids is associate director of development for departmental campaigns for the College of Liberal Arts. He comes to the UI Foundation from the UI Alumni Association, where he had worked since 1995. He most recently served as the association's director of alumni programs. Liebermann graduated from the University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, with a bachelor's degree in 1988.

Kristin Loupee of Iowa City is assistant director of development for annual support for the College of Liberal Arts. She previously was community director for the March of Dimes in Des Moines and has served as a consultant to Pi Beta Phi International Fraternity, St. Louis. Loupee graduated from the UI with a bachelor's degree in economics in 1997.

"These new staff members, with strengths in a number of areas, will help the UI Foundation serve UI alumni and friends who generously contribute to a wide variety of programs across campus. Their skills will be an asset at this time when private support is crucial to so many UI programs," said Michael New, UI Foundation president.

For information about making a gift to the areas served by Donovan, Liebermann or Loupee (or any UI program), call the UI Foundation, 335-3305 or (800) 648-6973.

The University of Iowa Foundation is the preferred channel of support for private contributions to all areas of the University of Iowa. Foundation staff members work with alumni and friends to provide support for a broad range of programs and projects at the University of Iowa.