The Penn Libraries is delighted to announce that Ruth Sutton will be joining its staff as
the new Director of Advancement. In this position, Ruth will be responsible for overseeing the Penn Libraries’ fundraising activities, board relations, internal and external communications, as well as alumni relations. Ruth will manage an Advancement team made up of two gift officer positions, two communication professionals, and a research and administrative officer.
Ruth comes to the Penn Libraries after three years at the Wharton School in the International Relations Program where she made a significant impact in her region (Southeast Asia). She holds an LLB in Law from Newcastle University and also attended Cass Business School at City University in London where she studied Charity Marketing and Fundraising. Before Wharton, she was a Major Gifts Officer at the London School of Economics.