Joanna Bean: In charge of UCCS alumni relations.
Joanna Bean has been promoted to director of alumni relations and the Annual Fund at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Bean previously served as assistant director of University Communications and Media Relations, a post she held from Jan. 18, 2016, to Sept. 11, 2017, when she moved to alumni relations.
Bean was a longtime journalist at the Gazette
, starting as a reporter in 1990 and rising through the ranks to editor in September 2014.
In her new UCCS role, she'll report to the vice chancellor for University Advancement and serve as a member of that team. She'll manage all aspects of the Alumni and Friends Association and the Annual Fund.
Her annual salary is $77,000.