University of Alabama President Judy Bonner, in one of her first appointments as the school's new president, announced this week she has named Karen Baldwin vice president for advancement effective immediately.
Baldwin has served as interim vice president for advancement since March, according to a university press release. Prior to that she was associate vice president for advancement.
"Karen Baldwin is a consummate professional and has extremely high standards for herself and for those who report to her," Bonner said in a statement. "The office of advancement set an annual giving record under her leadership in the last year."
UA's division of advancement is charged with fundraising, alumni affairs and university relations.