Lock Haven University Welcomes New Alumni Director

Lock Haven, PA-March 24, 2014-Lock Haven University and the Lock Haven University Foundation are both pleased to announce the hiring of Ashley M. Koser as the new Alumni Affairs Director.Ashley Koser

Ms. Koser comes to the Lock Haven University Foundation most recently from the Susquehanna University Fund where she was the assistant director. As part of her duties she developed and nurtured relationships with alumni, parents, and friends of Susquehanna University. In addition, Ms. Koser was the organization’s chief liaison for all annual fund marketing and communications materials.

As Alumni Affairs Director, Ms. Koser will be charged with reconnecting the Lock Haven University Alumni and friends to the institution in order to generate a broad base support for the university. She will also be the lead person as it relates to alumni events, managing the university’s Phone-A-Thon activities, and the annual Homecoming week.

Ms. Koser’s first day is March 24th. “We are excited to have such a vibrant and enthusiastic person take over the leadership role working with our alumni. This position is vital for the success of the Lock Haven University Foundation’s efforts to advance the university and raise funds for our students,” said Troy Miller, Executive Director of the Lock Haven University Foundation. “Ms. Koser’s experience, attitude and personality is exactly what we need to build and strengthen our relationships with our alumni and friends,” says Rodney Jenkins, Vice President of University Relations. “

Lock Haven University Alumni Association Board member Joseph Koehler said, “I feel Ashley has our board’s mission at heart and will be a great asset to Lock Haven University moving forward.  As an example, in her previous position at Susquehanna University, one of Ashley’s focuses was to strengthen bonds between undergraduates and Alumni.  This is a key objective for me and our board. ”

Lock Haven University is a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE), the largest provider of higher education in the commonwealth. Its 14 universities offer more than 250 degree and certificate programs in more than 120 areas of study.  Nearly 405,000 system alumni live and work in Pennsylvania.