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SUNY Geneseo names executive director for foundation, VP

SUNY College at Geneseo on Thursday named a vice president for college advancement and executive director of the Geneseo Foundation. Johnson Bowles is slated to take the posts, effective July 14.

The appointment wraps up a four-month national search, SUNY Geneseo president Denise Battles said. Jon Hysell had has served as interim vice president of college advancement since November 2014. William Brower III had previously held the position.

Bowles will lead the college advancement division and manage a team of 18 professionals engaged in development and alumni relations.

She brings more than 27 years of experience in higher education, including college teaching, administrative leadership, senior fundraising and capital campaign experience, most recently at Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C., where she has served as vice president for advancement since 2014.

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