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American School for the Deaf Announces New Appointment

Liz Whitty. Submitted photo

The American School for the Deaf in West Hartford has appointed a new director of Institutional Advancement.

Liz Whitty. Submitted photo

Liz Whitty. Submitted photo


The American School for the Deaf is pleased to announce the appointment of Liz Whitty as Director of Institutional Advancement. Whitty will create, direct, and implement all programs in fund development and marketing of all activities related to heightening and enhancing the school’s visibility and image in the community.

Whitty graduated from Boston University and received her MA in Liberal Arts and Humanities from Wesleyan University. She was most recently the Vice President of Development at the YMCA of Greater Hartford. Whitty is a member of Planned Group of Connecticut and a board member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals CT Chapter. She lives in East Hampton, CT.

About the American School for the Deaf

Founded in 1817 as the nation’s first special education school, the American School for the Deaf remains a leader in providing innovative programs and services for deaf and hard-of-hearing people from birth through adulthood. It is the only school in Connecticut exclusively devoted to serving deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, their families, and the organizations and institutions that serve them. Through its programs and services, ASD enables deaf and hard-of-hearing citizens of all ages to lead rich, productive lives as participating, contributing members of society. For more information contact the American School for the Deaf at 860. 570.2300 or visit www.asd-1817.org.


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