20-Year Veteran Canty Returns to Lead Universitys Advancement Efforts
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.