• Erin Minné

    Senior Vice President for Advancement

​​​​​Erin Minné joined DePaul in 2014 as senior vice president for Advancement. She brings decades of successful advancement and fundraising experience to DePaul.

Minné earned her bachelor's degree from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., and her master's degree in philanthropy and development from Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. A Certified Fundraising Executive and long-time member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, she is often called upon to speak at conferences and workshops across the country.

Immediately prior to accepting the role at DePaul she served as vice president for university advancement at Illinois State University and executive director of the ISU Foundation, the non-profit organization that accepts and manages gifts to ISU. During her tenure there, donor retention and the number alumni donors increased significantly, bringing alumni engagement and fundraising productivity to record levels.

Before joining ISU, she was employed by The University of Iowa Foundation where she served in progressively more responsible positions over a nine-year period. Throughout the last several years, she led the UIF's health sciences development team as vice president, managing a $500 million campaign for the university's medical center and providing oversight to eight-figure capital campaigns for the Colleges of Public Health and Dentistry.

Her first position in higher education was as director of foundation relations at Michigan Technological University, where Minné created and managed its first stewardship and donor relations unit. A native of Detroit, she also crafted and executed fundraising strategies for non-profit organizations in that area, including Boysville of Michigan, the American Cancer Society and Orchards Children's Services.​