West Virginia University at Parkersburg
WVU at Parkersburg Foundation announces appointment of executive director.
CONTACTS: Dr. Joseph L. Badgley, WVU Parkersburg interim president,
C. Randall Law, WVU at Parkersburg Foundation president, 304-480-2500.
Paul Daugherty, executive director, WVU at Parkersburg Foundation, 304-424-8340.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Paul D. Daugherty is the new executive director of the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation, Inc.
"Paulís professional development experience and his comprehensive knowledge of the area will be invaluable," noted C. Randall Law, president of the Foundation, in making the announcement.
For the past three years, Daugherty has served as the regional foundation services representative for the Ritchie County Community Foundation and the interim representative for the Doddridge County Community Foundation, both affiliates of the Parkersburg Area Community Foundation. He has been involved in the development of new funds, growth of donor support, and advancement of new ways to assist community needs and improve the quality of life in both communities.
He also was a marketing specialist intern with the West Virginia Community Foundations Consortium, the statewide association of 23 community foundations throughout the Mountain State.
"We are delighted that Paul is joining the collegeís Foundation," said Dr. Joseph L. Badgley, interim president of West Virginia University at Parkersburg. "The support provided by the Foundation to the institution is instrumental in maximizing our capabilities to provide quality higher education opportunities."
Daugherty replaces Beth McNally who resigned to accept a similar position in Florida.
"The history of community support and dedication to WVU-P is amazing and I am very honored to become a part of that long tradition," said Daugherty.
A native of West Virginia, Daugherty received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College with a double major in communication studies and political science. Currently, he is completing his graduate studies in communication studies at Marshall University. He is a graduate of Doddridge County High School.
Daugherty serves as a member of the Nazareth Farm Board of Directors and president of the Middle Island Health & Recreation Park Planning Committee. While in college, he served over 2,500 hours of service as a Bonner Scholar on projects and issues including hunger, homelessness, poverty, youth and children, and community development.
The WVU at Parkersburg Foundation is an independent, non-profit corporation which promotes, encourages and assists in the development and growth of WVU Parkersburg.
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