Development for Academic Leaders
Integration of Philanthropy as a Third Income Stream
Philanthropy can play a critical role in helping our institutions to survive and thrive at a time of turbulence. Academic engagement and leadership is vital if a culture of philanthropy is to flourish.
This one-day programme offers a unique opportunity for development professionals and academic leads to attend together and be introduced to the rich history and impact of philanthropy in higher education. It will provide practical guidance on how academics can play a vital role in helping to raise close friends and significant funds to support their important work.
- 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.
- Hear directly from individuals, foundations and corporate donors about their motivations and experience of giving to universities.
- Discover the winning partnership that can be achieved between academics and their development teams.
- Network with your peers.
Meet the Chairs
Prof Hurlbert’s background is in physics, medicine and neuroscience, with her higher education and early career research experience taking place on both sides of the Atlantic. She graduated from Princeton University in 1980 with a BA in Physics, followed in 1981 by a Part III Diploma in Theoretical Physics and in 1982 an MA in Physiology from Cambridge University, where she held a Marshall Scholarship. In 1989, Prof Hurlbert received a PhD in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from MIT, where she studied with Tomaso Poggio and Peter Schiller, and in 1990, an MD from Harvard Medical School. Prof Hurlbert then held a Vision Research Fellowship at Oxford University in Andrew Parker’s lab, before joining Physiological Sciences in the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University in 1991 as a lecturer.
Having moved from Physiological Sciences to Psychology, she became acting Head of the Division of Psychology, Brain and Behaviour (Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering) in 2003, and interim Head in 2007, helping to create the new School of Psychology in the Faculty of Medical Sciences. In 2004, Prof Hurlbert co-founded the Institute of Neuroscience with the late Professor Colin Ingram, and was co-Director of the Institute until 2014. In 2012, we established the Centre for Translational Systems Neuroscience with a Capital Award from the Wellcome Trust.
Responsible for alumni engagement and strategic philanthropy, Teri works with a range of colleagues and influential volunteers to strengthen the alumni network and to develop philanthropic partnerships for University priorities.
A marketing and fundraising professional with extensive experience of leading development functions within the arts, public and universities sectors, Teri led the development team at Edinburgh Napier University prior to joining Newcastle and while Director of Development at the National Library of Scotland (NLS) oversaw a £35million public engagement and capital campaign for the Library. Previous roles have included Head of Alumni Marketing and Donor Relations for Queen’s University Belfast and Corporate Partnerships Officer for English Heritage. During her career Teri has been involved with the boards of several arts and voluntary organisations, including The Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, Creative Edinburgh, Venture Scotland, and The Linenhall Library in Belfast.
Early Bird (to 03/01/2020)
Non member: £445
Standard (from 04/01/2020)
Non member: £495