Julie Kaplan

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Senior Director of Development, College of Public Health

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Email: jkapla2@gmu.edu


Julie Kaplan oversees fundraising initiatives for the College of Public Health. During her career in philanthropy, she has worked with individuals, corporations, and foundations across major gifts, direct mail, sponsorship programs, and special events. She comes to the College from The Army Historical Foundation, where she served as the Vice President of Major Gifts and helped support a $250M Capital Campaign for the National Museum of the United States Army. An avid traveler, Julie has visited over 40 countries and spent 5 years living overseas in Asia and Europe with her husband, two daughters, son, 2 cats, and dog. As a Washington, D.C. native, Julie is excited to support Virginia’s largest and growing public educational institution. Julie is a graduate of Lafayette College, where she has a BA in International Affairs.


  • BA, International Affairs, Lafayette College