Advancement Department’s Graham, Chandler seek funding for university


Coryanne Graham, left, and Anne Chandler

University Advancement Department members Coryanne Graham and Anne Chandler focus their efforts on attaining gifts to help support students, faculty, staff and programs at Newman University.

Graham serves as Major Gifts Officer. In this capacity she works directly with individual donors to support student scholarships, the Newman Fund, the university endowment and other projects. Graham previously served as TOGETHER Vision Communications Coordinator for the Catholic Diocese of Wichita and as art director and graphic designer at the Wichita Eagle. She earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Kansas.

To contact Graham call 316-942-4291, ext. 2174, ore-mail [email protected].


Chandler serves as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. In this role she works to secure funding for equipment, programs, events and other Newman initiatives, by preparing grants, proposals and other gift requests to companies, foundations and other charitable organizations. Chandler previously served as regional development director for the ALS Association, and as a grant writer, project director and ultimately executive director of the Wichita Area Technical College Foundation. She earned a bachelor of business administration degree from Wichita State University.

To contact Chandler call 316-942-4291, ext. 2225, or e-mail [email protected].