• Lampo to Join KCU as Vice President for Advancement

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    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (April 9, 2014) – Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences President and Chief Executive Officer Marc B. Hahn, DO, announced today that Jane N. Lampo, EdD, CFRE, will join the University as vice president for advancement, beginning April 23.

    “Dr. Lampo’s combined experience with both educational and health care fundraising will be an excellent fit for KCU,” Dr. Hahn said. “She has demonstrated a successful track record and strategic approach for securing gifts at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City. Her ability to build and maintain a portfolio of major gift and planned gift prospects and donors will be an asset to our own development and fundraising efforts, especially as we approach our centennial anniversary in 2016.”

    Lampo currently is the managing director of philanthropic gift planning and regional giving for Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. During the last two decades, she has initiated and implemented planned giving programs that have increased Children’s Mercy Hospital’s donor base, as well as major and expected future gifts.

    Lampo has also served as vice president for university advancement at Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Mo. In that capacity, she led an extensive advancement staff and was instrumental in the development and redesign of Rockhurst’s annual giving program that increased philanthropic revenue and alumni participation.

    “I am very enthusiastic about this opportunity to join KCU and lead its advancement team, especially as the University approaches its centennial anniversary,” Lampo said. “It is an exciting time for the University as it celebrates its history and looks forward to a strong and vibrant future led by Dr. Hahn.  My tenure at Children’s Mercy has been tremendously rewarding, and I believe that the many connections between KCU and Children’s Mercy will serve me well in my new role. “

    Lampo graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill with a bachelor of arts degree in education and French. She earned a master of science in international relations from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C., and a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Kansas.

    In her new role as vice president of advancement for KCU, Lampo will supervise the alumni relations and advancement staff, as well as work closely with the president, Board of Trustees and senior leadership to maximize the success of all university fundraising initiatives and campaigns and promote the University’s mission to improve the well-being of the diverse communities it serves.

    About KCUMB
    Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, founded in 1916, is a fully accredited, private university, with a College of Biosciences and a College of Osteopathic Medicine.  The College of Osteopathic Medicine is the oldest medical school in Kansas City, Mo., and the largest in the state. It is the second-leading provider of physicians within the states of Missouri and Kansas, with nearly 70 percent practicing in a primary care specialty.

    Posted: 04/09/2014