Conferences & Training

Development for Deans and Academic Leaders -- Fall Session

Nov. 5 - 7, 2018
Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Ill., United States

This program has become the standard of excellence in training for deans, presidents, provosts and other academic leaders with fundraising responsibility. You will strengthen your partnership with your advancement officer and learn to engage with potential donors in productive, meaningful and authentic ways-ultimately leading to a new level of comfort and greater success with fundraising.

This conference is designed for professionals with mid- and senior-level responsibility. It is recommended that advancement officers attend with their academic partners to get the most out of their time at the conference. 

This conference is sold out. To join the waitlist, please call 202-328-2273. Payment in full by credit card is required to join the waitlist. If we are unable to accommodate those on the waitlist, fees will be refunded in full. Joining the waitlist does not guarantee a place at the conference and we are unable to provide advance notice of when and if a space might become available. We do not recommend booking travel until a space becomes available.

Register for the winter session now!


Benefits of Attending
  • Get practical information for use in fulfilling your fundraising role as an academic leader.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and faculty on techniques to implement at your institution.
  • Gain a fresh approach for understanding successful development.
  • Work together and discuss fundraising initiatives and best practices with your development team.
  • Network with your peers.

Who Should Attend
  • Academic deans
  • Development officers
  • Central development officers
  • Administrators who work with academic deans
  • Department heads
  • Institute directors
  • Provosts and presidents

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