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Liz Warren-Pederson
Eller College of Management

David Doubleday Joins Eller College as Senior Director of Development

TUCSON, Ariz. – November 19, 2009 – The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona announced today the appointment of David Doubleday as senior director of development. Doubleday succeeds Jane Prescott-Smith, who has assumed a new role in the College as director of corporate connections.

David Doubleday“David’s nearly 30 years of development experience includes working with academic institutions, non-profits, and academic medical centers,” says Paul Portney, dean of the Eller College. “He is well-positioned to build on the very strong base that Jane Prescott-Smith and her team have built. He will be a valuable addition to the College.”

Doubleday is a fundraising leader who has focused on major and planned giving in higher education, health care, and conservation. He comes to the College from the Scottsdale Healthcare Foundation, where he served as senior vice president for philanthropy, and was instrumental in securing a major gift to establish a state-of-the-art healing garden at the new Thompson Peak Hospital. His development experience also includes positions with Mayo Clinic, California Institute of Technology, Colorado School of Mines, Pomona College, and The Nature Conservancy.

Doubleday holds a B.A. in government from Pomona College and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law.

The Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is internationally recognized for pioneering research, innovative curriculum, distinguished faculty, excellence in management information systems, entrepreneurship, and social responsibility. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller undergraduate program #11 among public business schools and two of its programs are among the top 20 — Entrepreneurship and MIS. U.S. News & World Report ranks the Eller MBA Full-Time program #48 in the U.S. The College is among the leaders of business schools generating grant funds for research. In addition to a Full-Time MBA program, the Eller College offers the 25th ranked Evening MBA program, the Eller Executive MBA and the Online MBA. The Eller College of Management supports more than 5,800 undergraduate and 750 graduate students on the UA campus in beautiful Tucson, Arizona, and a satellite campus in Phoenix.

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Liz Warren-Pederson, Eller College of Management

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