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Office of Development

The staff members of the Office of Development at Purdue’s College of Education strive to build and strengthen relationships with alumni and stakeholders, strengthening these parties’ relationships with Purdue University and the College of Education.

Your gift to the Purdue College of Education provides life-changing opportunities. As a proud member of the Purdue family, your generosity will keep our college strong for future generations of teachers, administrators, counseling psychologists, education professionals, and beyond. You have made the choice to help make student aspirations and faculty ambitions a reality. No matter the area within our college that you choose to support, your generosity will have a significant impact.


Would you like to talk with me about your Purdue story, your vision and the successes and needs of our college? Please send me an email to schedule a meeting or a phone call.


My Best,

Chelsea Coursey, Chief Development Officer

Our Development Team

Chelsea Coursey

Chief Development Officer

Email: cjcoursey@purdueforlife.org
Phone: 765-496-3545

Rachel Frigo

Associate Director, Donor Relations

Email: refrigo@purdueforlife.org
Phone: 765-494-7508

Kayla Burke

Administrative Assistant

Email: kmburke@purdueforlife.org
Phone: 765-494-1269

Erin Perdue

Alumni Engagement Officer

Email: elperdue@purdueforlife.org
Phone: 765-494-0430

Andrea Marfell

Donor Experience Officer

Email: akmarfell@purdueforlife.org
Phone: 765-496-8242

Kelly Kitchel

Director of Development, Planned Giving

Email: kakitchel@purdueforlife.org
Phone: 765-494-4168

Martha A. Weise

 Foundations Director

Email: maweise@purdueforlife.org
Phone:  765-496-6042

Not sure who to contact?
cjcoursey@purdueforlife.org