Harkins Named Executive Director Of Concord University Foundation

For Immediate Release: 
Oct 03 2013

CONTACT:  Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312, news@concord.edu www.concord.edu


Concord University Photo by Lance McDaniel
Lisa Harkins

ATHENS, W.Va. – Lisa Harkins of Franklin, Tenn., has been named executive director of the Concord University Foundation. She began her duties on Oct. 1, 2013.

“The addition of Lisa Harkins as director of the Foundation at Concord University has helped us to reenergize our efforts in her areas of responsibilities,” Dr. Kendra Boggess, interim president, said. “Lisa’s enthusiasm, positive attitude, and broad range of experience promises to enhance the operations of the University and its Advancement team.  We are very glad that she has joined us.”

Harkins has a strong background in development and fundraising along with experience in event planning. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas, Austin Texas.

“I am honored to be a part of the Advancement team at Concord University,” Harkins said.  “I am looking forward to continuing the essential work of the Foundation.”