Three Candidates for Vice President for Development and University Relations to Visit Colorado State University

Colorado State University announced today that three candidates for the university’s Vice President for Development and University Relations position will visit campus March 5-9 to interact with the university community at a series of open forums.

Dates, times and locations for the open candidate sessions are:

– Mark Lindemood – 3:30-4:45 p.m., Friday, March 5, in the Virginia Dale Room of the Lory Student Center;

– Donald Fry – 4:15-5:15 p.m., Monday, March 8, in Room 207 Lory Student Center;

– Stephanie Grinage – 4:15-5:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 9, in Room 203 Lory Student Center.

Lindemood currently serves as vice chancellor for institutional advancement and chief operating officer of the Texas Tech Foundation for the Texas Tech University System in Lubbock, Texas. He previously served as vice president for university relations and development and director of the Kent State University Foundation at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.

Fry currently serves as director of advancement at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He previously served as director of leadership gifts and campaign operations for the School of Engineering at Purdue University.

Grinage currently serves as senior development officer and director of development for the Arizona State University Foundation and Office of Development at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. She previously served as senior development officer and director of development for the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Arizona State University.

For the candidates’ complete resumes, visit the Web at

"Our goal in this search process is to find the right person for the job and move as quickly as possible, in that order. By bringing these three outstanding candidates to campus, we are continuing the process and moving forward to fill this vital university leadership position," said Lance Perryman, chairman of the search committee. "We have been moving at a fairly rapid pace and have identified a number of high quality candidates. Now our job is to find the right fit."

The three previous candidates for the position who visited campus in December are no longer under consideration.