A modern leader in liberal arts education, drawing on centuries of tradition, Colgate is a distinctive, leading American university known for its intellectual rigor, world-class professors, a campus of stunning beauty, and alumni famously loyal to their alma mater. Colgate is an inclusive institution with diverse students and faculty. With a mission to educate leaders who will and must come from all societal groups, Colgate is committed to educate students to virtue and encourage them to respond openly and sensitively to others who are different from themselves.
Over the past 200 years, Colgate has continued to ascend, thanks to the support of alumni, parents, and friends. It has developed a Third-Century Plan with projects and programs that will further enhance its reach and reputation and is in the planning stages of a comprehensive campaign to support the Plan. Reporting to the Vice President, as a member of the advancement leadership team, the AVP will partner eﬀectively on all aspects of campaign-related activity and serve as a primary liaison to campaign volunteers and provide support for their activities. The AVP will be responsible for supervising the major gifts staff, developing, and maintaining relationships with major gift constituents as assigned to increase levels of engagement, annual giving, and campaign support utilizing eﬀective prospect qualiﬁcation, cultivation, and solicitation strategies.