Elizabeth A. Elkas
Associate Dean for Development
Areas of Focus
- All areas of giving to benefit the Indiana University School of Medicine
Liz Elkas is Associate Dean for Development at the Indiana University School of Medicine. After graduating from Bucknell University with a BA in English and Fine Arts, she obtained a Master of Fine Arts degree from Indiana University.
Her fundraising career began at the Indiana University Foundation in 1985, where she worked on a large scale comprehensive campaign and managed the major gifts team covering southern Indiana. In 1987 she accepted a position with the Indiana University School of Medicine. Since then, she has built the major gifts program, managed the annual fund, staffed a variety of boards, and orchestrated the medical school’s two successful capital campaigns, and has grown the gift office from a two member to a 25 member staff with a strong focus on grateful patient major gifts. She became Associate Dean for Development in 2005.
Liz and her husband, Dave, live in Bloomington, Indiana. They have two children, one in high school and one in college.