Bill Calhoun, president, UNI Foundation, (319) 273-2487
James O'Connor, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Noreen Hermansen, UNI director of alumni relations, has been named vice president of the University of Northern Iowa Foundation.
According to Bill Calhoun, president of the UNI Foundation, and UNI vice president for advancement, Hermansen will focus on generating endowment support, particularly for intercollegiate athletics.
'Noreen has developed an incredible network of contacts that will enable her to have an immediate and significant impact in generating much-needed resources. She has experience in development and has extensive knowledge of and passion for the university,' said Calhoun.
Hermansen has been the director of alumni relations since 1988. Prior to that she was the associate director/high school and campus relations in the UNI Office of Admissions. A native of Emmetsburg, she holds a master's degree in college student personnel from UNI, and a bachelor of science degree from the Oklahoma College for Women.
The appointment will be effective July 1. A search for her replacement is underway.