Acting Executive Vice President for University Advancement
Judy started her career at Drury in 1957 when she entered Drury as a freshman. After her 1961 graduation, she taught French at Parkview High School. She was ready to sign a contract to go back to Parkview in 1974, after having retired to be a stay at home mom, but Drury intervened with an offer to become Alumni Director and she took it! Over time, she was also given Development and handled both for a few years until she was able to add a
Judy returned to campus full time in 2016 as Interim Vice President after helping under each President through her retirement years, working on special projects such as the O’Reilly Family Event Center. Drury’s eighteenth President, Dr. Tim Cloyd, asked Judy to continue as Vice President for Stewardship and Principal Gifts, which she has loved and plans to help as long as she is needed. In 2020, Judy assumed the role of Executive Vice President of Development and Campaign Director.