The Advancement President and the Academy: Profiles in Institutional Leadership

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Mary Kay Murphy
Oryx Press, 1997 - Education - 199 pages
This work highlights the importance of an advancement background for chief executive officers of colleges and universities. The editor has assembled a series of essays by successful college and university CEOs who clearly understand the importance of advancement to the effectiveness of their presidencies. These contributors candidly share what they have learned and the skills that helped them become successful leaders.

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About the author (1997)

MARY KAY MURPHY is associate vice president for development at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. She served as Georgia coordinator for the American Council on Education's (ACE) National Identification Program for Women in Higher Education Administration from 1983 to 1985. Murphy has also worked on development staffs at The Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Georgia. She served on the board of the Council for Advancement and Support for Education (CASE) from 1991 to 1996 and was chair of CASE's nine-state Southeast District from 1991 to 1993. She also served on the board of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives from 1983 to 1989.

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