Making the Case for Leadership: Profiles of Chief Advancement Officers in Higher Education

Making the Case for Leadership: Profiles of Chief Advancement Officers in Higher Education

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ISBN-13: 9781442206342
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/06/2017
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.67(w) x 8.75(h) x 8.75(d)

About the Author

Jon Derek Croteau is a senior consultant with Witt/Kieffer, the single largest executive search and leadership solutions firm specializing in health care, education, and not-for-profit organizations committed to improving the quality of life. He is also adjunct professor at The University of Rochester in the Warner Graduate School of Education. He is the author of The People First Approach, a guide to recruiting, developing and retaining the right people, and has published numerous articles on strategic talent management in higher education.
Zachary A. Smith is assistant vice chancellor of development at the University of California, Riverside. He also consults with higher education institutions on talent management and organizational research projects. Previously, he was the senior director of strategic talent management & initiatives for university advancement at the University of California, Irvine. His work has been highlighted in the Chronicle of Higher Education and the Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Introduction
Chapter 1: A Brief History of Higher Education Advancement
The Colonial Period
A Nation Develops
Growth and Prosperity
Fundraising and Advancement Programs Professionalize
Advancement Modernizes
The Chief Advancement Officer of the 21st Century

Chapter 2: Leadership in Higher Education and Advancement
What is Leadership?
Higher Education Leadership
Advancement Leadership

Chapter 3: Issues of Methodology
Leadership and Competence
Leadership and Competence in Higher Education
The Approach
Identifying the Cases
The Interviews and Data
Analyzing and Presenting the Cases

Chapter 4: Lisa D. Calvert: The Analytic Fundraiser
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development and the Future of Advancement Leaders

Chapter 5: Michael C. Eicher: A Father’s Influence
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership versus Management
Leadership Development and the Future of Advancement Leaders


Chapter 6: Susan K. Feagin: An Ivy Lifer
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development and Future of Advancement Leaders

Chapter 7:Patricia P. Jackson: A Natural Born Advancement Leader
Perspectives on Leadership

Chapter 8: Connie Kravas: The Academician Turned Advancement Professional
Leadership Development and the Future of Advancement Leaders

Chapter 9 Jerry A. May: Leadership from the Big Ten
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development & Training and the Future of Advancement Leadership



Chapter 10: Sarah R. Pearson: Creative Strategist
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development & Training and the Future of Advancement Leadership


Chapter 11: Carolyn A. Pelzel: The Entrepreneurial Advancement Professional
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development and the Future of Advancement Leaders

Chapter 12: Martin Shell: The Optimistic Leader
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development and the Future of Advancement Leaders

Chapter 13: Curtis R. Simic: A Hoosier’s Story
Perspectives on Leadership
Leadership Development and the Future of Advancement Leaders

Chapter 14: The Advancement Leadership Competency Model
The Advancement Leadership Competency Model
Implications of the Model

Chapter 15: Lessons Learned & Thoughts for the Future
The Future of Advancement Leadership
Conclusion

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