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Caryn Schultz Korman named as U of M Alumni Association vice president

February 13, 2012

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association has named that Caryn Schultz Korman vice president for outreach. Schultz Korman, hired after an extensive search, currently serves as the associate vice president of outreach and engagement at the University of Illinois Alumni Association. She will assume her position on February 27.

Schultz Korman brings nearly 15 years of higher education and advancement experience to the Alumni Association. Currently, she oversees all alumni outreach on the University of Illinois’ three campuses, including award and recognition programs, collegiate board development and planning, regional outreach and student programs. In addition, she was recently elected as chair-elect of CASE District V. Schultz Korman received a bachelor's degree in sociology from Eastern Illinois and a master's degree from Loyola University, Chicago in higher education administration.

In her new role, Schultz Korman will lead outreach efforts to the more than 400,000 alumni of the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus and help develop strategy for programs and events that engage alumni, students and friends of the university.

“Caryn’s role will be vital to our efforts to better engage the University’s global community,” said Phil Esten, Alumni Association President and CEO. “She has a proven track record of strategically developing alumni programs that deliver on identified outcomes.”

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association is a more than 50,000-member organization dedicated to engaging the University of Minnesota’s global community to support and advance the university’s excellence. For more information, visit

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