We are pleased to announce that Laura Midkiff will join the Department of Development- Midwest Region, as an Administrative Assistant effective March 3, 2014. In this role, Laura will provide administrative and organizational support to Jason and me in the areas of portfolio management and benefactor stewardship. Laura brings to Notre Dame a wealth of experience from similar roles, including past employment with the South Bend Tribune, where she served as an administrative assistant and writer for Flagship Publications, the Tribune’s magazine division. Laura holds a BA in English from the University of Texas at San Antonio, as well as a Master of Liberal Studies degree from IUSB. We are pleased that Laura, a longtime resident of Granger, has decided to join Notre Dame in this key position. Please join us in welcoming Laura to Notre Dame.