CINCINNATI – August 1, 2013 - The University of Cincinnati (UC) Foundation welcomed Laura Bolduc as Vice President of Donor Engagement on July 29, 2013. Bolduc joins the UC Foundation from the University of Louisville, where she led the donor relations department.
“I was drawn to the UC Foundation because of the organization’s tremendous efforts to propel the University of Cincinnati forward, placing UC among the world’s top universities,” Bolduc said. “I believe that with the diversified talent across UC we can together achieve even greater success in the future.”
Prior to her time at the University of Louisville, Bolduc was instrumental in developing and implementing a premier, strategic donor relations program at the University of South Florida and was Director of Annual Giving at the University of North Florida.
Bolduc’s career began at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where she was Director of Annual Fund. She there also received a B.S. in Management of Technical Operations with a minor in business administration.
Bolduc is an experienced higher education fundraising leader with extensive expertise in program development and building high performance teams. She has a comprehensive background in annual giving, major gifts, event management, communications and board development, front-line fundraising and capital campaigns.
“With her breadth of experience and keen understanding of the fundraising landscape in higher education, I am confident that Laura will energize our donor engagement efforts at UC,” said Rod Grabowski, UC Foundation President.
About the University of Cincinnati Foundation
Established in 1975, the University of Cincinnati Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation and is the private sector fundraising entity for the University of Cincinnati. The Foundation supports UC’s aspirations through philanthropic collaboration with the colleges, the Academic Health Center and other units to maximize private support. The Foundation’s advancement efforts promote the development of productive, enduring relationships with alumni, friends, colleagues, students, foundations, corporations and the Greater Cincinnati community.