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Whitney Glotfelty, MBA

Assistant Director for Campus and Community Partnerships, CommUNITY Partner Program Coordinator

As the Community Partner Coordinator, Whitney Glotfelty provides support and resources to hundreds of organizations, including nonprofits, governmental agencies, small businesses, and faith-based establishments. Through facilitating the CommUNITY Partner Program, Whitney assists community leaders in connecting with WVU and each other, allowing for impactful, reciprocal relationships.

As a former educator and nonprofit leader, Whitney is passionate about finding ways to bring her loves of teaching and community together to meet the unique needs of our area and time. She is deeply inspired by those she gets to connect with through her role, including both by enthusiastic students who engage in meaningful service, and by community leaders and influencers who work tirelessly to fulfill vitally important needs.

Whitney holds a Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Management and Motivation, as well as a Bachelors in Elementary Education with a specialization in Mathematics from Frostburg State University. Her professional experiences have included teaching middle school mathematics to all levels of learners, serving as the Residential Director of a group home for children placed through the departments of social and juvenile services, and working with small businesses to facilitate their success through financial assistance. Whitney feels that this robust set of experiences and interests allows her to maintain perspective and truly understand the need for mutually beneficial and respectful relationships.

Outside of her work, Whitney is personally involved in the community and has spent many years as a team captain and event leadership for Relay for Life. She also participates in several other walks and fundraising efforts, including the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s Out of the Darkness walk. When relaxing, you can most often find Whitney porch-sitting with family and friends, traveling, trying out a new recipe, or playing with one of her fur babies.