Office of the Associate Vice President

 Photograph of Chris Pipkins

Vice President

Chris Pipkins

(540) 568-7849


Chris Pipkins has been the associate vice president for advancement information services since 2008. From 2000 to 2008, he served as JMU's director of prospect research. He began his career in advancement information services in 1997, when he started as a research analyst at Case Western Reserve University.

A frequent presenter at conferences for APRA, CASE, and MARC, Chris has spoken on such topics as prospect management, gift pyramids, prospect research strategies, campaign planning, and reporting.

In 2011, he served on the curriculum committee for the 24th International APRA Conference and presented with Lawrence Henze on mid-level donor strategy. In 2010, he served as faculty member for the CASE Institute Advancement Services. From 2004 to 2009, he served in the many roles for CASE, APRA and AASP.

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Executive Assistant
to the AVP

Kimberly Donohoe

(540) 568-7086


Kimberly Donohoe joined AIS in January, 2006. She provides high-level administrative support to the AVP. Kimberly graduated from Roanoke College majoring in International Relations.

She has worked at 2-year and 4-year colleges, universities and taught English in South Korea.