Norwich University Names New Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

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NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Bridget Wiffin, of Barre, has been named the new director of corporate and foundation relations for Norwich University.

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Wiffin graduated from SUNY Oswego in 2001 with a B.A. degree in English Writing Arts and has 13 years of professional writing and editing experience for various publications, including medical journals and outdoor sports magazines.

She comes to Norwich from the Vermont Foodbank, where she served as grants manager for nearly six years and was responsible for managing relationships with 40 to 50 private and corporate foundations, as well as government funding sources.

“I am looking forward to strengthening Norwich University’s existing relationships with foundation and corporate supporters in Vermont and nationally, and to exploring new connections within the philanthropic community that will help the university reach its goals and continue to transform the lives of thousands of young men and women,” Wiffin said. “This is an exciting time to be joining the university, and I feel honored to be a part of the development team.”

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For more information on this story, contact Norwich University Assistant Director of Communications Daphne Larkin: dlarkin@norwich.edu, office: (802) 485-2886, mobile: (802) 595-3613.