HPU Announces Mary Ellen McGillan as Vice President of Alumni and University Relations
March 30, 2011
Hawai‘i Pacific University has named Mary Ellen McGillan as Vice President of Alumni and University Relations. McGillan will oversee alumni relations and activities, university fundraising, and the capital campaign for new construction at HPU’s Hawai`i Loa campus in Kane'ohe.
McGillan was previously Vice President, Central Development Programs, and Associate Campaign Director for the Oregon State University Foundation, Corvallis, Oregon. She also was Assistant Vice President for Development at both Notre Dame University and Santa Clara University.
“We are very happy to have someone of Mary Ellen’s caliber join HPU. She has a terrific background with years of experience at Oregon State, Notre Dame and Santa Clara. She will be leading our development efforts, especially the expansion of the Hawai`i Loa campus,” said HPU President Chatt G. Wright.
McGillan recently successfully completed a $625 million capital campaign for Oregon State, and established the first fundraising campaign for OSU’s satellite campus in Bend, Oregon. She previously managed a $350 million campaign for Santa Clara University.