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Pam Hurd-Knief Leads UNM School of Engineering Development Office

June 2, 2008

hurdPam Hurd-Knief has been selected as the Senior Director of Development for the University of New Mexico School of Engineering.  Hurd-Knief has served in high-level development positions at UNM since 1999 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in academic fundraising.

“Pam has been very active and visible in the community and through her work at the Foundation and is well-acquainted with the School of Engineering’s programs and needs,” says School of Engineering Dean Joseph L. Cecchi.

"I am delighted to have the opportunity to lead the development effort for the UNM School of Engineering at such an exciting time in its history,” says Hurd-Knief. “This School, with its well-respected faculty and staff, offers endless possibilities across diverse fields of study to enable collaborations and engage donors."

Hurd-Knief served as the Chief Development Officer and Director of Alumni Affairs for the School of Architecture and Planning from 1999 to 2005 and was Director of Major Gifts at the UNM Foundation from 2005 to 2008, when she also held the position of Interim Associate Vice President for Development.