Liz joined University Advancement in May of 2017 as Senior Officer for Corporate and Foundation Relations/Sponsored Research for Strategic Initiatives. Liz brings higher education sponsored research and institutional giving experience from Middlebury College and from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University. Her background also includes biology research, scientific writing and editing, and lab administration roles at Harvard University and the University of Chicago. Liz graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, from Brown University with a Master of Science in Biology, and from Emmanuel College with a Master of Science in Management.
In her role, Liz helps to maximize philanthropic support from foundations, corporations, and government sources for St. Lawrence University’s programs and priorities across all disciplines including sciences and humanities. She also assists faculty members in securing external funding for their research and scholarly endeavors.