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Director of Major Gifts
Ellen Carter is Director of Major Gifts for the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education through the Office of University Development at Pittsburg State University. She is responsible for cultivating alumni and friends to make charitable gifts to benefit the programs in these academic areas.
Ellen graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. She received her master’s degree in education from PSU. She served as director of public relations at PSU from 1984-2007 before accepting her current position in University Development. Before coming to PSU, she worked as a reporter for the Pittsburg Morning Sun newspaper and as the marketing director of the Northpark Mall in Joplin, Missouri.
A native of Stanberry, Mo., Ellen is an active volunteer in the Pittsburg community. She has served as past-president of the Pittsburg Noon Rotary Club. She and her husband, Greg, reside in Joplin.
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How and what type of gifts can I give to Pittsburg State University
You can give a gift to Pittsburg State University through the annual giving program, private support, endowed scholarships, planned giving, or in-kind gifts. You might even work for a company that will match your gift to Pittsburg State University, there by increasing your contribution. Gifts may be made in a variety of forms, including cash, securities, real estate, trusts, life insurance and bequests. Gifts to Pittsburg State are tax-deductible to the full extent of the Internal Revenue Code.
To learn more about making a gift, please contact Ellen Carter at 620-235-4930 in University Development.