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Julie Del Giorno Serves as Executive Assistant to President Thomforde

Julie Del Giorno Bethlehem, Pa., August 31, 2006—Julie Del Giorno recently joined Moravian College as executive assistant to incoming president Christopher Thomforde, who will began his tenure at Moravian earlier this month

Del Giorno previously was employed at East Stroudsburg University where she served as executive assistant to the president and as interim vice president for student affairs since 2001.  “Julie will bring significant leadership experience and administrative expertise, as well as a strong reputation for accessibility and collaboration—much of it developed in a higher education setting—to the president’s office and our campus,” said Jon Conrad, director of human recourses at Moravian. Del Giorno replaces Mike Seidl, who served as executive assistant to president Rokke from 1997 until July, 2006.

As executive assistant to the president at East Stroudsburg from 2001 to 2005, Del Giorno was an active member of the President’s Council and chief coordinator of its collective activities.  She performed as the principal liaison to the governing Board, and as the primary proponent of presidential initiatives and actions throughout the university.    During her career, Del Giorno also was employed as a coach, advisor, or administrator of undergraduate athletic programs at East Stroudsburg University, the University of Central Arkansas, and the U.S. Military Academy.  From 1986 to 1995, she served as a commissioned officer on active duty in the U.S. Army.

Del Giorno holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Military Academy and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Arkansas.  Currently she is a doctoral student in Human Development/Higher Education Administration at Marywood University in Scranton.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.