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UI College of Medicine names director of external relations
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College of Medicine has announced
the appointment of Chad B. Ruback as director of external relations for
the college. This new position was established to strengthen the college's
efforts in communicating and serving its alumni and other constituents,
both in Iowa and across the nation.
Ruback comes to the UI from Carroll College in Waukesha, Wis., where
he has served as senior advancement officer for alumni relations since
1995. He has also held positions in alumni relations at Eureka College
in Eureka, Ill. and Southern Illinois University (SIU) in Carbondale.
He earned a bachelor's degree in speech communication, and a master's
degree in educational administration and higher education at SIU.
"Mr. Ruback brings considerable experience to his new role here
at Iowa, having achieved a number of notable initiatives in the areas of
alumni leadership development, outreach programs and communications efforts,"
said Dr. Richard P. Nelson, executive associate dean of the college. "We
look forward to having Chad play an important part in the college's overall
mission as we move toward the next century."
Ruback will begin working at the college in January.