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New Manchester College fund development

leader brings experience to the post

Melanie Harmon joins the leadership of Manchester College’s fund-raising team as executive director of development.

The Angola, Ind., resident brings to her new post 18 years of comprehensive experience in donor and alumni relations at Trine University, most recently as associate vice president for alumni and development.

Harmon holds a master’s degree in philanthropic studies, a certificate in fund-raising management and a bachelor’s degree in communication from Indiana University. Harmon also has served in state and district leadership of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

She is an active Steuben County citizen, with considerable school, community foundation, hospital, United Way, March of Dimes and other community service.

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March 2011

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