July 13, 2011
WEST HAVEN, CONN. -- Leslie Kerr of North Haven, Conn. has been named senior associate director of development at the University of New Haven.
Kerr has 20 years of experience as a fund raiser and is the former director of alumni relations and development at the City University of New York.
She also has been the chief development officer at Washington University School of Law in St. Louis and at two colleges in California, Mount San Antonio College and the University of La Verne.
She holds a B.A. from California State University at Los Angeles, an M.S. degree from National University in L.A. and a graduate certificate from the University of Southern California.
A leader in experiential education, the University of New Haven provides its students with a valuable combination of solid liberal arts and real-world, hands-on professional training. Founded in 1920, UNH is a private, top-tier comprehensive university with an 80-acre main campus. The University has an enrollment of more than 5,900: approximately 1,700 graduate students and more than 4,200 undergraduates, 70 percent of whom reside in university housing. The University offers more than 80 undergraduate degrees and more than 25 graduate degrees through the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, the Tagliatela College of Engineering and University College. University of New Haven students study abroad through a variety of distinctive programs.