Lincoln Named Director of Development with Southeast Missouri University Foundation

by News Bureau on Tuesday, Jun. 05, 2012

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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 5, 2012 — Amanda Lincoln, development director with KRCU Radio, has been named director of development with the Southeast Missouri University Foundation.

She replaces Sam Duncan who resigned to accept a new position. Lincoln began her new duties June 4.

As director of development, Lincoln will be responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting donors among alumni and friends of the University to make current and deferred gifts to the Southeast Missouri University Foundation to benefit the academic mission of the University. The director of development also implements stewardship strategies, including planning and coordinating special events to enhance the relationship between alumni, friends and the University.

“As an alumna, it brings me great honor and privilege to serve the University in this new capacity,” Lincoln said. “I look forward to working with our many talented and caring alumni and friends to advance an already strong program and to help our students.”

“We are very pleased Amanda will be joining the Foundation,” added Bill Holland, vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. “Her background and understanding of charitable giving and of our donors makes her a valuable asset to our organization. Amanda is a tremendous addition and will greatly assist us in continuing our efforts to further the mission of this University.”

At KRCU, Lincoln oversaw all fund-raising activities conducted by the radio station and worked to generate financial support used to operate KRCU through corporate underwriting, listener contributions, major gift fund raising and special events. She also worked with station staff and community volunteers to develop new fund-raising ideas and raise awareness of KRCU though the formulation and development of fund-raising goals and marketing strategies.

“The past six years have been tremendously rewarding to work with the many generous and wonderful supporters of public radio in our community,” Lincoln said. “I will always be a listener and supporter of KRCU.”

Lincoln is active in the Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Farmington, Sikeston and Ste. Genevieve Chambers of Commerce, Southeast Council on Philanthropy, Zonta Club of Cape Girardeau and Tri-State Advertising & Marketing Professionals.

She is a 2001 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University where she majored in mass communications, public relations option, and minored in management. She has 11 years of experience in the development and communication industries. A resident of Jackson, Mo., Lincoln and her husband, Greg, are the parents of two children.