Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Tracey Temne

Tracey Temne

Title: Executive Director of Development Marketing and Communications
Senior Management Area: University Development
Class Year: 2017

Tracey Temne joined the Development Marketing and Communications team in September 2016. As the executive director, Tracey serves as the chief marketing and communications officer for the Office of University Development and for development activities at Duke. In this role she develops, implements, and oversees marketing and communications plans to support annual giving and multi-year, university-wide campaigns. She also oversees the strategy for and production of fundraising publications, mailings, websites, videos, ad campaigns, digital and social media, and stewardship materials.

Prior to Duke, Tracey spent two decades providing marketing, advocacy, and event planning expertise to numerous non-profit and higher education institutions including the University of Maryland, William J. Clinton Foundation, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and National Public Radio.

She received her BA in journalism from the University of Maryland at College Park in 1997, her MA in communications from the same university in 1998 and her MBA in August 2004 from University of Maryland University College.