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GW Welcomes New Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Relations

The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health (Milken Institute SPH) is pleased to welcome Ms. Ellen Beck as its new assistant dean for development and alumni relations. Ms. Beck, who is currently at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), begins her role at Milken Institute SPH on August 1.

[Photo: Ms. Ellen Beck]

Ms. Beck is a highly-regarded development professional who led UCLA’s Life Sciences Division through a historic $4.2 Billion Centennial Campaign. In her role as executive director at UCLA, she transformed the development team into entrepreneurial and independent fundraisers and shepherded the department through considerable philanthropic success, overseeing an annual attainment of $27 million for all science initiatives.

Prior to UCLA, Ms. Beck spent six years at Syracuse University, her undergraduate alma mater, and five years at the University of Miami. She joins Milken Institute SPH at an exciting time of growth and opportunity for students, development of research and faculty and strengthening new programs.