Hayes to Join UW Bothell as Associate Director of Advancement Communications


February 2, 2011
CONTACT: Richard Penny - (425) 352-3395-pennyr2@uw.edu

BOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell is pleased to announce Bill D. Hayes as its new Associate Director of Advancement Communications.

Hayes joins UW Bothell after a successful career at the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum, where he was the Director of Marketing and Business Development. He has also worked as the Director of Sales for Seattle’s Museum of Flight.

As the Associate Director of Advancement Communications, Hayes will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting major prospects for gifts in support of UW Bothell. Additionally, he will manage the externally focused communications, media relations and marketing efforts of the institution, with an emphasis on communications and free media that support the core strategic message of the campus.

“We are delighted to have Bill join our team. He brings an impeccable record of strategic planning, fundraising and constituent experience which will certainly benefit our institution” says Richard Penny, Vice Chancellor of Advancement and External Relations for UW Bothell.

A multiple UW alumnus, Hayes has earned a master of arts in international and Chinese studies, a master of business administration, a bachelor of arts in communication and a bachelor of arts in sociology, all from the University of Washington.
To learn more about UW Bothell’s Advancement and External Relations Office, visit their website: http://www.uwb.edu/advancement

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. During the 2010-11 academic year, UW Bothell will debut a Bachelor of Science in Biology. It will also launch its Bachelor of Science in Nursing at a new Everett location (University Center of North Puget Sound) and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration at its Bellevue-based Eastside Leadership Center.