New Vice President
Susan Davies, CFRE, is the new Vice President for University Advancement and External Relations at Kettering.
Kettering University President Robert McMahan announced the appointment of Susan L. Davies, CFRE, as the new Vice President for University Advancement and External Relations on March 26.
“We conducted a national search in order to bring an outstanding leader to our advancement division. I am extremely pleased to have Susan join our leadership team. She brings more than 20 years of demonstrated success in fund raising and alumni relations to Kettering,” said McMahan.
Previously, Davies was the Vice President of University Relations at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. In that role she had responsibility for leading a successful campaign that raised more than $110 million. Prior to that, she worked at Michigan State University in their development program. Davies has served on several boards including most recently, CFRE International, the credentialing body for fundraisers world-wide, serving two years as chair.
“Kettering has an outstanding academic reputation coupled with experiential learning that makes graduates well prepared for the workplace,” explained Davies. “I am pleased to be joining Kettering University at this exciting time of vision and growth.”