NPR Names Stephanie Witte Chief Development Officer
December 20, 2016 at 3:20 AM (PT)
STEPHANIE WITTE has been named NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO's Chief Development officer by President/CEO JARL JOHN. WITTE was previously Chancellor Of Development for Health Sciences at UCLA, and will begin her new job JANUARY 23rd.
Commented MOHN, "STEPHANIE brings a rare combination of skills and experiences that include proven success working on large-scale fundraising efforts, intellect and creativity, leadership skills, a dynamic style, and an incredibly deep and personal love of public radio. She will be a guide and champion for the Development team and their continued success. STEPHANIE will be a strong partner to me in growing support for NPR.”
Added WITTE, "I have had the great pleasure of working with incredible scientists and academics along my career to advance critical and innovative medical research, but the opportunity to join the NPR team is more than a dream job; for me, it is a tremendous honor and personal calling. NPR is one of the great gifts to AMERICAN society, an institution that educates and empowers us, a cultural docent, and a force that pushes us to think beyond ourselves. I am ecstatic to join this institution and contribute to all that is NPR.”