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Leisinger joins UNI Foundation

February 24, 2003
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William Calhoun, UNI vice president for university advancement and president of the UNI Foundation, (319) 273-2487
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Scott Leisinger, former University of Northern Iowa director of athletic development, has been named vice president for development for the UNI Foundation. He began his new duties Feb. 17.

Leisinger, a Waverly native and 1987 graduate of Wartburg College, has served as Wartburg's director of development since 2000. Leisinger came to UNI in 1997 as the director of athletic development, serving until his departure in December of 1999. He had previously served as the University of Northern Colorado assistant athletic and sports information director. He received his master's degree from that institution in 1991.

Leisinger will oversee the coordination and implementation of all fundraising activities for the foundation, and serve as vice president for the UNI Foundation board of trustees.

The UNI Foundation is a 501 (c)3 organization established in 1959. Its mission is to sustain, grow and promote the university to be the nation's finest comprehensive university, known for high quality learning environments and a genuine sense of community.