Jim PriestJim Priest

Director of Foundation Relations

(765) 494-2728


Jim joined the College of Health and Human Sciences Advancement Office in December 2016. Before coming to HHS, he served as Director of Corporate Relations at the Purdue Alumni Association. Jim spent more than 10 years working in the newspaper industry, first as a journalist and later as advertising director at the Purdue Exponent.

Jim, a U.S. Army veteran, is active in the community, serving on committees at his church and the local Food Finders Food Bank. He holds a B.A. in history from Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts, and has a deep sense of loyalty to and pride in the University. His wife, Jennifer, holds a Pharmacy degree from Purdue. They live in Battle Ground, Ind. and have two children, Miles and Ella. 

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