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Mark Wunder

Mark Wunder has been named as assistant vice president for development in Illinois State University’s University Advancement division. Wunder, who will provide leadership for the University’s upcoming comprehensive campaign, will begin work on January 19.

Wunder has an extensive background in development and fundraising in higher education. He served as assistant dean for development at Indiana University’s Robert H. McKinney School of Law since 2010. His previous positions include development leadership at Rockhurst University; the Diocese of Kansas City, Missouri; Iowa State University; and the University of Iowa. He holds a juris doctor degree and was a practicing attorney in Kansas City.

“Mark is a seasoned professional who brings an outstanding record of achievement in fundraising,” said Pat Vickerman, vice president for University Advancement. “His campaign and management experience, coupled with his donor-centered and collaborative approach, make him a wonderful addition to our Redbird family as we look to elevate private gift support at Illinois State.”