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Vice President Kent Clark Accepts Position with University of Iowa Foundation

External and internal applications for interim vice president position will be accepted until noon on Oct. 28.

2015-10-23
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 10-23-2015

Mankato, Minn. – Minnesota State University, Mankato Vice President of University Advancement Kent Clark was recently named associate vice president for health sciences development at the University of Iowa Foundation.

Clark’s last day at Minnesota State Mankato will be Friday, Nov. 27.

“Kent Clark’s excellent leadership has helped Minnesota State Mankato’s University Advancement division achieve a number of successes in the past two years,” said Minnesota State Mankato President Richard Davenport. “We thank him for his contributions and wish him success in his new position.”

Clark has served in his current position at Minnesota State Mankato since August 2013, leading award-winning development, marketing and alumni relations programs for a campus of more than 15,000 students, 1,800 faculty and staff and 116,000 alumni around the world. During Clark’s tenure, Minnesota State Mankato concluded its Big Ideas Campaign, raising $77.8 million to support students and faculty, and the Foundation’s endowment grew to over $50 million.

Davenport has announced a call for internal and external nominations or applications for an interim vice president for university advancement.

Nominees and/or applicants for the interim vice president position should submit a letter of interest and vitae/resume electronically to Juanita Milbrett, executive assistant to the president, at juanita.milbrett@mnsu.edu prior to 12 p.m. (noon) on Wednesday, Oct. 28. Based upon review of the applications and nominations, candidates may be invited for interviews, with an announcement anticipated shortly thereafter.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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