Deborah leads the University Advancement team for Arts & Sciences and advises the dean of the faculty on matters of philanthropy. Her team engages alumni, parents, and friends in lifelong relationships with Arts & Sciences and its many departments, programs, institutes, and centers. Her work advances the mission of the university through alumni and constituent relations, fundraising and donor stewardship, volunteer engagement, recognition programs and special events. Members of the team also manage advancement activity for University College, University Libraries, the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, and the Living Earth Collaborative. Deborah works closely with the Arts & Sciences National Council.