On the show this week listen to Ryan’s interview with Beng Hwee Chua, Executive Director, Global Engagement for CASE Asia-Pacific. Headquartered in Singapore, Beng Hwee spoke about her work bringing together university advancement leaders from countries like Vietnam, China, Australia, New Zealand, and now the Middle East. She shared about the challenges of addressing the vast program needs from such a diverse group of stakeholders.
In this episode of Advancement Legends, host Ryan Catherwood sits down with Jim Langley, President of Langley Innovations. Jim’s career began in university communications and speech writing before moving into fundraising and development. He lead advancement programs through hugely successful campaigns at Georgia Tech, UC San Diego, and Georgetown University. Jim shares his thoughts on advancement strategies and developing communications with donors that get results.
On this episode, host Ryan Catherwood sits down with Tom Gutenberger, Vice President of Advancement at the University of Richmond — Ryan’s beloved alma mater. Go SPIDERS. Tom shares more about his decision to merge the alumni relations and career services units — a pioneering move in advancement. He shares the changes that happen when a new President comes to town, and the dynamics around donor conversations when something controversial happens. At UR, the decision was made to cut men’s soccer and track and field in order to build a men’s lacrosse program — an emotional charged decision at the UR.