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Dr. Lynne E. Murray | Quick Facts

Named Baker University President

Dec. 5, 2013

Official First Day at Baker University
July 1, 2014


Ph.D., Special Education Administration, Gallaudet University, 2008
M.S., Marketing, Johns Hopkins, 2002
B.A., English, 1988

Professional Experience

May 2010-present Vice President, Development, Alumni and International Relations, Gallaudet University

January 2008-May 2010 Senior Director, Principal and Leadership Gifts, Georgetown University

September 2003-January 2008 Director of Development and Interim Director of Public Relations, Gallaudet University

2001-2003 Assistant Director, Development, Gallaudet University

1998-2001 Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, Gallaudet University

1995-1997 Development Associate for Corporate Relations, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine: Children's Center

1993-1995 Director of Development and Marketing, Youth Service America

1988-1993 Producer-WPBT, Miami, Assistant Producer, Maryland Public Television Public Broadcasting System

Service in Professional Organizations

St. Mary's Hospital, volunteer fundraising consultant, 2009-2010

Member of the National Capital Leaders Council/Breakfast of Leaders, 2008-2009

Representative for the Greater Washington Board of Trade, 1997-present

Representative for the Economic Club, Washington, D.C., 1997-present

Representative of the National Capital Gift Planning Council, 2006-present

American Legion, 2004-2008, Vice President, 2004-2005

Awards and Honors

Biographical Candidate of the Manchester Who's Who Among Executive and Professional Women, 2008

Gallaudet University Presidential Scholar, 2002-2006

Recognition by former U.S. President Bill Clinton for leadership in creating awareness for youth service, 1994

National PBS awards: Individual Giving, On-Air Fundraising, and Overall Development, 1992


Husband: Jeff Murray, who has worked at Gallaudet University for more than 25 years in the fields of television and technology. An Air Force veteran, he led the transformation of the American Legion on Capitol Hill and was recognized as Commander of the Year in 2008.

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