Meet Summit 2015 Chair


Jim Husson
Jim Husson, Chair

Senior Vice President for University Advancement

Boston College


Summit 2014 Video Recap


Call for Proposals 


We invite you to help shape the Summit by submitting a session proposal.


The topics below illustrate the kinds of high-level, solutions-driven ideas that address advancement solutions and best practices in alumni relations, marketing, communications, fundraising and management. Please use this list to guide your thinking as you come up with your own topics for submission.


  • Talent management
  • Liberal arts value proposition
  • Advancement on the global stage
  • Trends in messaging and branding
  • Strategic positioning of alumni relations
  • Integrity and ethics in advancement
  • Optimizing major gift fundraising results
  • Working with academic leaders


The deadline to submit your ideas is Friday, Dec. 12. Proposed sessions and talks will be reviewed by the 2015 Advisory Team and rated on quality of session description, topic and speaker experience. Notification of acceptance into the Summit program will be sent in late January.