Diana White

Manager of Strategic Initiatives

Diana joined the University System of Maryland’s Office of Advancement in 2006. She is responsible for the USM’s professional development programs for fundraisers, corporate and foundation grant writing, donor stewardship, and strategic outreach related to special events. Prior to joining the USM, she worked for the Penn State University Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations. For 15 years, Diana administered the federal Community Development Block Grant Program in local communities in Pennsylvania. She received a B.A. in German and International Studies from Dickinson College and an M.S. in Public Administration from Shippensburg University.

In her spare time, Diana enjoys singing and playing acoustic music, including bluegrass, Cajun and classic country. She also enjoys reading, travel and spoiling her friends’ pets.

Our Vision

Our vision is to attract broad resources that transform the USM and its institutions, create a network of advocates to embrace the USM’s role as an educator and economic engine, and to grow a long-term, sustainable culture of philanthropy across the University System of Maryland.

Learn More About USMF