Big Ten Fund Raisers Institute—2018 Schedule

Saturday, July 28
         
4:00-5:30 p.m.                                    Conference Registration
Location:  Grand Geneva Lobby
                                                            
6:30 p.m.                                             Reception and Dinner
Location:  Links Patio 
 
Sunday, July 29 (all sessions will take place in the Linwood Ballroom unless otherwise noted)
 
8:30–9:30 a.m.                                   The Changing Landscape of Advancement in Higher Education
Presenter: Bruce Flessner
  
9:30-9:45 a.m.                                    Break 
 
9:45-11:00 a.m.                                  Fundraising from the Perspective of a University Chancellor
Presenter: Kumble R. Subbaswamy, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst

11:00-11:15 a.m.                                Break
 
11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                       "Ripped" from the Headlines
                                                              Panel Discussion with Bruce Flessner; Jerry May, Vice President for Development, University 
                                                              of Michigan; R hea Turteltaub, Vice Chancellor, External Affairs, UCLA; and
                                                              Alison Traub, executive director of development and alumni relations,
                                                              University of Cambridge
                                                              Moderator: Lynette Marshall, Dean, BTFRI; President and CEO, The University of Iowa
                                                              Center for Advancement
 
12:30-2:00 p.m.                                  Faculty-hosted luncheon with the following table topics:
                                                             Naming Issues—Jerry May
                                                             Managing Expectations of Academic Leadership—Bruce Flessner
                                                             Stewarding Major Gifts: The Fun, the Unique, and the Creative—Lynette Marshall
                                                             Building Engaged, Productive Teams; Promoting Work/Life Balance—Rhea Turteltaub
                                                      Location: Maple Lawn Foyer
 
2:15-3:15 p.m.                                    Strategies for Managing Development Programs in a Complex Organization
Presenter: Bruce Flessner 
  
3:15-6:00 p.m.                                    Free Time
 
6:00 p.m.                                             Depart Grand Geneva via bus for dinner cruise (meet in hotel lobby no later than five minutes                                                               prior to departure)
 
6:30 p.m.                                             Lake Geneva Dinner Cruise
Location: Riviera Boat Docks, 812 Wrigley Drive, Lake Geneva
                           
Monday, July 30   (all sessions will take place in the Linwood Ballroom unless otherwise noted)

8:30-9:45 a.m.                                    Transformational Gifts and Case Study
Presenter: Jerry May
  
9:45-10:00 a.m.                                  Break
 
10:00-11:15 a.m.                                Staffing the President and Stewarding Transformational Gift Donors
                                                              Presenters: Lynette Marshall and Rhea Turteltaub
 
11:15-11:30 a.m.                                Break

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                       Greatest Management Challenges
                                                              Panel Discussion with Jerry May, Rhea Turteltaub, Alison Traub and Lynette Marshall
                                                              Moderator: Bruce Flessner

12:30-2:00 p.m.                                 Faculty-hosted Luncheon with the following table topics:
Internship Programs—Jerry May
Managing Expectations of Academic Leadership—Bruce Flessner
Stewarding Major Gifts: The Fun, the Unique, and the Creative—Lynette Marshall
Building Engaged, Productive Teams; Promoting Work/Life Balance—Rhea Turteltaub
Location: Maple Lawn Foyer
 
2:00-2:15 p.m.                                    Break

2:15-3:15
p.m.                                    Managing Your Career
                                                              Presenter: Alison Traub
 
3:15-3:30 p.m.                                    Break
 
3:30-4:30 p.m.                                    Are You Recruiting and Retaining the Right Individuals in Your Organization
Presenter: Rhea Turteltaub
 
4:30 p.m.                                             Free Time
 
7:00 p.m.                                             Informal dinner gatherings on your own
 
Tuesday, July 31  (all sessions will take place in the Linwood Ballroom unless otherwise noted)

9:00-10:30 a.m.                                  Major Gift Officer Metrics
Presenters: Dondi Cupp, associate vice president for development, University of Michigan; David Lively, senior associate vice president, Alumni Relations and  Development, Northwestern University
   
10:30-10:45 a.m.                                Break
 
10:45 a.m.-12:00 p.m.                       Analytics in Fundraising
                                                              Presenter: Josh Birkholz, Principal, Bentz Whaley Flessner
 
12:00-1:30 p.m.                                  Lunch on your own and free time
 
1:30-2:45 p.m.                                    Planning and Funding Campaigns
Panel Discussion with Alison Traub, moderator
Igniting Momentum for the Campaign—Rhea Turteltaub
Leadership Recruitment—Jerry May
Setting Campaign Objectives—Bruce Flessner
Post-Campaign Planning—Lynette Marshall
   
2:45-3:15 p.m.                                    Break
 
3:15-4:15 p.m.                                    Conversation with a Donor
                                                              Alicia Minana de Lovelace, University of California, Los Angeles, benefactor; and Rhea
                                                              Turteltaub

4:15-6:00 p.m.                                    Free Time
 
6:00 p.m.                                             Depart Grand Geneva via bus for closing dinner (meet in hotel lobby no later than 5 minutes                                                                 prior to departure)
 
6:30 p.m.                                             Closing Dinner
                                                              Location:  Pier 292, 1 Liechty Drive, Williams Bay