Ms Patricia Danver
Ms Patricia Danver

BS(Comms), Syracuse

Phone: +61 (7) 3346 3902
Fax: +61 (7) 3346 7029
Office : Room 730, JD Story Building
Post: The University of Queensland
Brisbane, Qld 4072, Australia

Executive Assistant
Ms Susan Edwards
Phone: +61 (7) 3346 6277


Areas of responsibility
As Pro Vice-Chancellor – Advancement (Acting), Ms Danver is responsible for an ambitious fundraising agenda that incorporates extensive community engagement and public relations. Ms Danver is a member of the senior executive group, which is led by the Vice-Chancellor, and is principal advisor to the Vice-Chancellor on Advancement Strategy, lead solicitations and change management to embed best practice in Advancement throughout the institution. The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Advancement) reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (External Engagement) on Advancement management and operations. The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Advancement) is responsible for providing leadership in the Advancement Office, developing broad strategic direction and overall management for the fundraising functions and related support services, with the objective of attracting substantial philanthropic investment in the University.

Prior to joining UQ in 2015, Patty Danver was the Senior Executive Director, Division of Development and Alumni Relations at George Washington University (GW) from 2009. Patty has extensive experience in strategic campaign engagement and was involved with the successful launch of the US$1B campaign at GW. Past appointments include international schools in Washington DC and the American School in London. Prior to alumni relations roles, Patty began her career in marketing and public relations in the health sector.

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