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Northwest Missouri State University


Faculty/Staff Spotlight

July 1, 2010

Orrie Covert

Orrie Covert

Orrie Covert

Vice President of Advancement Orrie Covert will lead a new division created by the merging of the Advancement and University Relations offices. He will oversee development, alumni relations, university communications, university marketing and program development, and special events.

Covert earned a bachelor's degree in business administration in 1994 from Graceland University and a master's in public administration in 2006 from Syracuse University. Prior to arriving at Northwest in 2005, he was director of development for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University. He also was president and CEO of GT Manufacturing Inc., a company he co-founded.

The appointment is effective today.


For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468