of Brookings has been named vice pesident of development for the South Dakota State University Foundation
, where he
will help lead the largest university fundraising drive in state history.
...Mahlum has worked for the SDSU Athletic Department since 1991, most recently serving as associate athletic director for development.Since 2004, Mahlum has led the Athletic Department's $20 million Lifelong Champions campaign to raise support for athletic scholarships and facilities.
At the Foundation, Mahlum
will lead and coordinate fundraising efforts for the Comprehensive Campaign approved by the Foundation's Council of Trustees in April.The Trustees adopted a working goal of $190 million over a six-year period in support of the University.The working goal is based on an extensive six-month study by a nationally known consulting firm."Keith
has a proven track record in both fundraising and management," Erpenbach said.
...In his new position, Mahlum is responsible for the Foundation's development staff. Mahlum began his affiliation with SDSU in 1991 as a graduate teaching assistant in the Athletic Department.He earned his master's degree in health, physical education and recreation /athletic administration from SDSU in 1993.In 1991, he received his bachelor of science degree in health, physical education and recreation /sports management from the University of Wisconsin-Lacrosse . Mahlum
wife, Sue, have three children : Carter, Claire and Cole.