Alumnus Joins the Institutional Advancement Team

Posted: July 10, 2024

After nearly six years of service on the HIU Admissions staff, alumnus Shawn Dettmer ('18, 22) joins the Institutional Advancement (IA) team as Assistant Director of Development and Church Relations. In his new role, Shawn will cultivate relationships with donors and alumni, steward new and existing institutional partnerships, assist with IA fundraising events, and support the ongoing efforts to raise awareness and financial support for the University.

"We are pleased to have Shawn join the Advancement Team," says Michael Mulryan, HIU's Vice President for Institutional Advancement. "As a two-time HIU alumnus and having been highly successful in various Enrollment Management roles, Shawn’s skill set and strengths fit extremely well into this position. I personally look forward to working with Shawn, and I love the new energy he brings to our department."

Shawn brings a valuable breadth of perspective to his new role, including his firsthand experience as an HIU undergraduate student-athlete (soccer), graduate student (MBA), and as Director of Recruitment for Undergraduate Admissions.

"I am excited to begin my new role in Development at HIU," Dettmer shares. "I’m passionate about strengthening relationships with donors, fellow alumni, and friends of the University to help them stay connected to heartbeat and mission of Hope."

// To connect with Shawn, email [email protected] or call him at extension 2210.