University Advancement Announces Promotions

Wake Forest University has promoted three employees and hired another in its University Advancement office as part of its continued development of electronic communications with alumni.

Tim Snyder, a 1988 Wake Forest University graduate, has been named director of advancement technologies in the office. Snyder, who joined the Wake Forest staff in 1988, has held a variety of posts at the university, including programmer/analyst, technical manager, director of reunion programs, and since 1997, director of emerging technologies. In his new position, he will manage the Advancement Technologies office, which includes alumni records, technical services, and World Wide Web-based communications for alumni, parents and friends.

Cathy Chinlund, a 1977 graduate of East Carolina University, has been named director of advancement records and technology operations. In her new position, Chinlund will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Advancement Records office. She joined the university staff in 1986 and was previously director of advancement records.

Tammy Wiles, a 1995 graduate of High Point University, has been named assistant director of advancement records and technology operations. In her new position, Wiles will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of the office’s database, as well as data retrieval and reporting. Wiles joined the university staff in 1991 and was formerly retrievals coordinator in University Advancement.

David Davis, a member of Wake Forest’s Class of 1998 who will graduate in December, has been hired as manager of technical development in the University Advancement office. In his new position, Davis will be responsible for computer allocations, hardware and software purchases, staff training and support, and the development of technical tools to assist the office in its communications with alumni. An English major with a minor in computer science, Davis has worked for four years in the university’s Information Systems Support Center while a student.

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