Laurie Reinhardt-Plotnik was most recently associate vice chancellor for development and campaign director at North Carolina State University. In that capacity she led university-wide development and campaign efforts in the context of a $1.5-billion comprehensive campaign. Prior to her appointment at North Carolina State, she was associate vice president for development at Rutgers University, managing the fundraising programs for the School of Arts and Sciences, the Graduate School in New Brunswick, NJ, and the School of Communication and Information.
With more than 20 years of experience in development and development management, Reinhardt-Plotnik also has led development programs at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies, as well as for nonprofit arts and humanities organizations in Miami and New York. She completed her Ph.D. in musicology at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, her M.A. in musicology at the Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, and her B.A. in music (cello performance) at Houghton College, Houghton, NY. Reinhardt-Plotnik also holds an M.B.A. in Management from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, FL.