Valerie Day

Valerie Day

Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
President's Cabinet

Valerie Day leads the team that cultivates and develops philanthropic support for the College and strengthens connections with alumni. Day has more than 25 years of fund development and leadership experience not only in higher education but also in nonprofit and corporate sectors. She holds a Certified Fund Raising Executive Certificate, earned a master’s degree in business administration from Carson-Newman University and a bachelor of business administration degree from Middle Tennessee State University. As she anticipates Elmhurst College’s sesquicentennial anniversary in 2021, Day says, “I look forward to leading the philanthropic efforts of our institution as we celebrate the heritage, history and values of 150 years.”

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