Chris Praul, M.S.
Director of Advancement Services
Office Location: 514 University Ave
MLS, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
BS, Susquehanna University
Praul is responsible for providing strategic leadership and planning for the areas of database integrity, data analysis, gift processing, prospect identification and moves management. He interacts with individual gift officers regarding the processing, reporting and documentation of major and other gifts; the processing of requests for prospect research; and other data maintenance activities. He oversees the processing and acknowledging of gifts, pledges, pledge payments and other contributions and ensures that donors are appropriately recognized for their gifts.
An advancement professional for over 10 years, Praul has a broad background in nonprofit fundraising and higher education. He previously worked at Washington and Jefferson College and continues to maintain a nonprofit consulting business specializing in prospect research and fundraising systems. He also teaches courses in the field of information systems and project management.