Haupert named major gifts officer at Huntington University

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2010-09-20
Vince Haupert, Huntington UniversityHuntington, Ind. — Vincent Haupert has accepted a position with the Advancement Office at Huntington University. Haupert brings to the university extensive experience in financial, investment and estate planning services.

As a major gifts officer, Haupert will be responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of major donors. He will work alongside the president, senior leaders and the university’s advancement staff to formulate and implement strategic approaches for the development of major gifts for the university.

As a young entrepreneur, Haupert began Innovative Financial Services and grew it into a successful business. It was later acquired by First Federal Savings Bank where it continued under his management. At the university, Haupert has also served on the President’s Advisory Council on Excellence (PACE). This advisory group discusses strategic issues that are critical to the success of the campus.
Haupert’s first official day on campus was today, Sept. 20.
 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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