Joanne Shoveller joins the University of Waterloo today as Vice-President, Advancement.
Shoveller comes to Waterloo from INSEAD, The Business School for the World, where she served as Associate Dean, Advancement and Alumni Relations. Previously, she served as vice-president advancement at the University of Guelph from 2004 to 2012.
“Joanne Shoveller brings to the University of Waterloo a tremendous depth of experience in building relationships and fundraising on a global scale,” wrote Feridun Hamdullahpur in the initial announcement of Shoveller's appointment in August 2016. “I am delighted to welcome her to the University’s leadership team. I’m confident that she will help drive our collective efforts to develop a strategic link between our academic mission, our fundraising goals and the interests of alumni, donors and volunteers.”
A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University and Western University’s Ivey Business School, Shoveller will lead the development, principal gifts, advancement services, faculty advancement and alumni relations teams with responsibility for advancing the University’s goals through strategic fundraising locally, nationally and internationally.