CU Foundation Hires New Vice President

Published: Sept. 9, 1997

Myrna Hall, interim vice president for university relations and development at San Diego State University, has been appointed vice president for development, Boulder campus, at the CU Foundation, Inc.

Hall will work closely with the Boulder campus administration to develop and implement a fund-raising plan that will increase private support for CU-Boulder. Her appointment is effective Oct. 6.

Chancellor Richard L. Byyny said he looks forward to Hall’s leadership in “building a strong base of support for the campus, especially as we engage in a major fund-raising campaign in the coming years.”

Byyny said Hall is a “dedicated professional with a proven track record of fund-raising success. She brings enthusiasm and skill to the challenge of marshalling a higher level of private support for the Boulder campus.”

Hall has been associated with SDSU since January 1994 as director of development and special gifts. She was named interim vice president in January 1997.

Prior to joining SDSU, Hall worked in a number of development positions for Washington State University from 1986 to 1993. At WSU, she served as vice president of the WSU Foundation, director of The President’s Associates and donor relations programs, and director of The President’s Associates and annual giving, and development coordinator for the College of Sciences and Arts.

Hall’s other experience has been as owner/manager of a marketing services organization, capital campaign director for YMCA, counselor and instructor for a small business resource center, marketing director for a dental lab, and escrow officer for a title insurance company.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Oregon and a master’s in American Studies at Washington State University. During her career, Hall has received numerous awards from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and other professional organizations.