Marian University, central Indiana’s only Catholic liberal arts university, announced today that Audra Blasdel will serve as its new Director of Projects and Procurement. In this role, Blasdel will be responsible for management of the university’s vendor relationships, contract negotiations, and purchasing procedures. She will also evaluate and maintain a procurement and purchase strategy, framework and infrastructure for the university.
Blasdel joins Marian University from DePauw University, where she served as the Director of Auxiliary Services and Community Relations. Prior to working for DePauw University, she worked for the Indiana Department of Transportation, Sport Graphics, and the American Junior Golf Association.
Blasdel graduated from DePauw University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Computer Science and received her Masters of Business Administration with a focus in global supply chain management from the University of Indianapolis in 2009.