Develop an effective working relationship between your president’s office and advancement shop.
Learn how to appropriately engage in fundraising as a university president. Spending time with the right donors, knowing when to make an ask, and understanding what to ask for is more critical than ever. Building on key lessons from Fundraising for Presidents: A Guide, Jim Langley will prepare presidents to be strategically incorporated into fundraising activities.
This event is being offered in partnership with the League for Innovation. The League is an international nonprofit organization with a mission to cultivate innovation in the community college environment. With its core of powerful and innovative community colleges and corporate partners, the League fulfills its mission through conferences, online resources, research, and projects to achieve student and institutional success.www.league.org
This conference is ideal for presidents, campus leaders, and fundraising executives who work closely with the president when making asks and executing the philanthropic strategy of their institution. Board members, particularly those involved with the advancement or development committee or fundraising strategy, are also encouraged to attend. We highly recommend attending this program with a cross-functional team, including your president and vice president of advancement and chief financial officer, so that you can make the most of this interactive, thought-provoking institute. Your team will leave this program equipped with a plan to better collaborate across campus leadership to achieve strategic fundraising goals.
“Jim Langley was an outstanding presenter and communicator whose background and experience provided me with the tools to strategically assist our advancement program.”- Judith Morris, President, Lambton College
“The conference was a great use of my time with the president. We look forward to utilizing many of the things we learned as soon as we get back to campus.”- Jim Geiger, Vice President of University Advancement, Clarion University
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Learning Outcome:After participating in this conference, you will be able to work with your advancement or leadership counterpart to raise more money for your institution.
Before forming his own comprehensive advancement consulting firm, Jim served as vice president for advancement at Georgetown University. At Georgetown, he led the institution’s offices of alumni affairs, strategic communications and marketing, development, medical center development, and advancement services. During his tenure, he produced record numbers in new commitments and dollars, despite a difficult economy. He also launched a number of innovative programs, including the acclaimed Student Discovery Initiative.
Jim arrived at Georgetown after spending eight years as the vice president for advancement at the University of California, San Diego. At UCSD, he led the planning and execution of the institution’s seven-year $1 billion campaign, then raised almost half the target amount in three years, despite a weak economy. Jim also previously served as vice president for external affairs at Georgia Institute of Technology, increasing annual gift income from $26 million to $76 million and more than tripling the institution’s endowment to well over $500 million. Operations under his management have won awards in virtually every area of university advancement.
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“Jim Langley was an outstanding presenter and communicator whose background and experience provided me with the tools to strategically assist our advancement program. ”- Judith Morris, President, Lambton College
“This conference gave me a new way to focus my fundraising efforts. It’s common sense. I will focus on giving through my institution, not to my institution.”- Brenda Vogel, Director Office of Development and External Affairs, Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus
“If you go to one conference per year, pick this one. The information is practical and immediately applicable. Jim debunks the myth of the ‘back slapping’ development persor. I highly recommend this course. ”- Burnie Atterbury, Vice President of Development and Alumni Relations, University of the Pacific
“James Langley knows his subject matter and knows his audience. His presentation was powerful and intelligent, as well as thought provoking. This is no easy feat when you're lecturing to a (primarily) group of university and college presidents. ”- Jacqueline Bedard, Director of College Relations, Yukon College
“This program was well worth the time and expense. My executive team and I will benefit from the content for many years to come. ”- Dr. Kevin Roberts, President, Wyoming Catholic College
“I came with the hope to learn--I left with a wealth of knowledge, new friends and a great set of resources that allows me to learn, grow and share. ”- Thomas Flood, Vice President of Development, St. Francis College
“The content was completely in line with my needs - thanks for your thoughtful presentation of a strong curriculum. ”- Lisa Gleva, Director of Principal Gifts, York University
“The conference was a great use of my time with the president. We look forward to utilizing many of the things we learned as soon as we get back to campus.”-Jim Geiger, Vice President of University Advancement, Clarion University
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