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Christy Harrison

Senior Director of Development - HDFS/HSCI/NUR



Christy joined the College of Health and Human Sciences in September 2022. She works with Nursing, Health Sciences, and Human Development and Family Studies alumni and friends. Prior to returning to Purdue, she was a Senior Advancement Officer at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. From 2011-2016 she served in advancement roles in Purdue’s College of Science.

Christy is a first generation college student and graduated from the College of Liberal Arts in 1990.

Christy resides in West Lafayette with her husband. She enjoys trying new recipes on unsuspecting guests, visiting battlefields and trips to Disney World.


  • BA, 1990, Purdue University
  • MS, 2010, Illinois State University