• Office of Advancement Staff


    Deborah MorrisDeborah Morris
    Vice President for University Development
    304-357-4849
    304-357-4930 FAX
    deborahmorris@ucwv.edu  

    Ms. Morris earned her B.S. degree in journalism from West Virginia University and her M.B.A. from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She also earned a Certificate in Management from Rollins College. From 1997 to 2014, she was associated with Junior Achievement of Central Florida where she has served in many capacities, including as Interim President and most recently as its Sr. Vice President of Development.




    Catherine EckleyCatherine Eckley
    Director of Annual Fund
    304-357-4925
    catherineeckley@ucwv.edu  

    Catherine Eckley is a 2004 graduate of Rhodes College with a B.A. in English and is also a 2007 graduate of West Virginia University College of Law. As a student, Catherine worked with the Development offices of both Rhodes and WVU College of Law. Before her arrival at the University of Charleston in 2014, she practiced law at Legal Aid of West Virginia where she also worked with the organization’s volunteer attorneys. Catherine is responsible for organizing, planning and managing the University’s program to seek annual gifts. Catherine can be contacted with any questions regarding annual giving.




    Molly E. BallardMolly E. Ballard
    Director of Alumni Relations
    304-357-4734
    mollyballard@ucwv.edu  

    Molly Ballard is a 2016 graduate of the University of Charleston where she earned a B.A. in Integrated Communication and a minor in Leadership. Since graduating from UC, Molly has worked in a variety of nonprofit settings around Charleston, in New York City and internationally. Molly now serves her alma mater to continue engagement between the University and alumni post-graduation.