20-Year Veteran Canty Returns to Lead University’s Advancement Efforts

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Published Date: July 21, 2014

Joan Canty, who once led UD's Office of Alumni Relations, has returned to the university as its vice president of advancement. She brings 20 years of advancement experience in alumni relations, major gifts, campaign management, planned giving, public relations, special events and advancement services.

Previously, Canty served as vice president for advancement at Fort Worth's Texas Wesleyan University, where she was a significant and accomplished fundraiser during her 12-year tenure. Canty served as director of alumni relations at UD from 1998-2001.

"We're excited to welcome Joan back to the University of Dallas," said Executive Vice President Bob Galecke. "Her expertise in higher education fundraising will be a huge asset to the university as we move forward."

Canty earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Loyola University New Orleans and a master's degree in English and communication studies from St. Mary's University in San Antonio.

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