The Assistant Dean of Advancement in the School of Medicine solicits philanthropic gifts from alumni, parents, and friends of the school which align with the School's strategic priorities and is involved with the planning and implementation of the School's major gift fund raising efforts in support of current operations, endowment, capital, and other priorities from private sources.
Besenyei brings a strong background in advancement, marketing, and media relations to the position. Most recently, she was vice president for advancement at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia. Under her leadership, the school saw an increase of 45 percent in annual funds in 2019-20 and funding of several major projects and scholarships.
Education and Training
- West Virginia University: MS
- North Carolina State University: BA