Murray State University has named Lucy Love the new director of development for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts as well as the Honors College.
Murray State University has named Lucy Love the new director of development for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts as well as the Honors College.

Murray State University has named Lucy Love the new director of development for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts as well as the Honors College.

Love will begin on Dec. 1 and, in her new role, coordinate and facilitate the University’s fundraising efforts in scholarship endowment development and other key initiative areas for the College of Humanities and Fine Arts as well as the Honors College.

“After completing a search, we are confident that we have hired the best candidate to fill this important position within the office of development. Lucy has a breadth of development experience from donor and campaign management to grant writing and program development,” said Tina Bernot, Murray State executive director of development. “Lucy’s experience with building and understanding donor relationships provides her with a strong foundation to build on our successful efforts here at Murray State University. Her enthusiasm for development in higher education will be embraced by our University family and our donors; we are excited to welcome her to our team!”

Love, a Murray State alumna, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in liberal arts and minored in youth and nonprofit leadership. Love comes to Murray State from Cameron University, where she most recently held the position of information services coordinator through the department of development and alumni relations.

“As a graduate of the College of Humanities and Fine Arts, I am aware of how impactful its programs and faculty are to students,” said Love. “I am eager to work alongside such outstanding faculty, connect with fellow alumni and communicate with donors to ensure our students are afforded every opportunity possible. I can imagine no greater honor and no better way to give back to the University that gave me so much than to serve in this role.”