Roanoke College Names Vice President of Resource Development

SALEM, Va.-Robert Mollenhauer has joined Roanoke College as the vice president for resource development at Roanoke College. In resource development, Mollenhauer oversees the college's programs for alumni and parent relations, church relations, fund raising, stewardship, planned giving, annual giving and major gifts.

"Roanoke College is a terrific place," Mollenhauer said. "Students, alumni, faculty and staff are passionate about the College and about enhancing the College's position among the nation's top liberal arts colleges. I look forward to working with the entire College community to help Roanoke College fulfill its mission."

Mollenhauer comes to Roanoke from Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania, where he served as vice president for university advancement for the past 10 years. In addition, he previously served as executive director for corporate and foundation relations at the University of Pittsburgh, director of development at Colorado College and director of development and director of corporate and foundation relations at the University of Rochester. Mollenhauer also is a former college baseball coach and a former professional baseball player.

Roanoke College, the country's second-oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 276 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the "best in the Southeast." Roanoke's 1,970 students represent 40 states across the U.S. and 26 foreign countries.

For additional information, call the Roanoke College Public Relations Office at (540) 375-2282.