to announce that Julie Reeder is now the new Midwest
Development Director, based in Chicago. Ms. Reeder has
a background in political fundraising, having worked on
presidential campaigns for Evan Bayh, John Edwards and
Hillary Clinton as well as U.S. Senate and Congressional
campaigns and statewide Illinois campaigns. Ms. Reeder has
also worked on Israel-based philanthropic projects such as for
Sapir University and Israel Hope with Meir Dagan.
Ms. Reeder is the first Midwest Development Director for ASUH,
who has not had a formal Development effort in the Midwest
until now. Ms. Reeder has already made progress in developing
a new Midwest Regional Board of Directors for ASUH. Ms.
Reeder’s mission is
to build awareness and support in Chicago
and the Midwest for ASUH and the unique characteristics of the
University of Haifa.
University of Haifa is the largest university located in Northern
Israel and is an economic driver in the region through major
employment opportunities associated with the university.
UH is the largest Liberal Arts University in Israel boasting a
student population of 18,000, and is proud of their very diverse
student body. UH is also committed to Social Responsibility and
Community Support in the region, such as developing a new
Charter School program for Elementary and High School age
Other distinctive programs at University of Haifa is their renown
Master’s Program in Holocaust Studies, Jewish-Arab Center and
Center for Marine Sciences with a focus towards Natural Gas
resources in the Mediterranean.
Ms. Reeder can be contacted at (312) 543-4904 or