Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Monday, August 2, 2021

*all times listed are CDT; all events are virtual

10-10:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
10:30-11:30 a.m. The Changing Landscape of Advancement in Higher Education
Presenter: Rod Kirsch
Break (30 minutes)
12-1 p.m. Fundraising from Perspective of University President
Presenters: Robert Jones, Chancellor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; James Moore, President/CEO, University of Illinois Foundation
Break (30 minutes)
1:30-2:30 p.m. Key Drivers of High Performing Programs/Major Gift Officer Metrics
Presenter: David Lively
Break (30 minutes)
3-4 p.m. Interdisciplinary Fundraising Initiatives
Presenters: Rod Kirsch, Alison Traub
4 p.m. Closing Remarks

Tuesday, August 3, 2021

10-10:30 a.m. Welcome; Takeaways from Day 1
10:30-11:45 a.m. Management Challenges (75 minutes)
Panel discussion led by Lynette Marshall
Break (15 minutes)
12-1 p.m. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Fundraising
Presenter: Rhea Turteltaub
Break (30 minutes)
1:30-2:30 p.m. Adopting COVID Fundraising Strategies
Presenter: Alison Traub
Break (30 minutes)
3-4 p.m. Conversation with a Donor
Presenters: David Kabiller, Northwestern University benefactor; David Lively
4 p.m. Closing Remarks