ASI wishes to congratulate Ms Shelagh Murray on her recent appointment as the Director of the Development and Alumni Relations Office at the University of Otago. Ms Murray took the role up in February 2018 following strategic roles as the Head of Alumni and Development at the University of Canterbury and as Executive Director of Development and the Foundation at Victoria University Wellington. Prior to taking up the role, she had been a senior consultant at AskRIGHT, an Australasian fundraising consultancy working with non-profit organisations to optimise their fundraising and donor engagement programmes.
Following an extensive international search, Otago’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement), Professor Helen Nicholson, was pleased to announce the appointment, commenting on Ms Murray’s excellent track record of’ having successfully raised substantial funding to support a variety of important initiatives at the universities where she had worked'.
Source: University of Otago https://www.otago.ac.nz/news/news/releases/otago670502.html