Authored by Thomas W. Herbert, III, Senior Vice President for University Advancement and President, Miami University Foundation, the Advancement chapter of College and University Business Administration, is designed to help incoming chief business officers at their institution recognize the leading attributes of advancement operations on campus. Throughout the chapter, references will be made to the broader relationships between CBOs and the advancement organization's leadership roles and responsibilities.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
THOMAS W. HERBERT III, is the Senior Vice President for University Advancement and President of the Miami University Foundation. He leads an advancement staff of approximately one hundred in all areas of alumni relations and development.
Previously, Tom was the vice president of development at Dartmouth College. Before his Dartmouth appointment he served in various roles at Indiana University, including director of planned giving, executive director of development and alumni programs for the College of Arts and Sciences, and vice president for university wide programs at the Indiana University Foundation. He has also worked in the advancement and development offices at the University of Michigan and Drake University.
In addition, Tom has developed and taught fundraising courses at Indiana University and co-authored a textbook on major and planned giving. Currently he serves on the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s National Commission on Philanthropy and on the national board of the National Association of College and University Business Officers - the only advancement professional to do so.
Tom holds a bachelors’ of arts in history from Northwestern University and a Juris Doctorate with honors from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent College of Law.