Carroll University — Vice President For Institutional Advancement

Vice President For Institutional Advancement
Carroll University

Carroll University has announced a national search for a new Vice President for Institutional Advancement (VPIA) and invites nominations and applications for this transformative advancement opportunity. Partnering with President Cindy Gnadinger in launching the institution's next comprehensive campaign aligned with Carroll's new strategic plan, the VPIA will be gracefully aggressive in all aspects of their work. They will be thoughtful as a leader, caring for detail as a manager, genuine in developing personal relationships, knowledgeable about current advancement programming, and enthusiastic about Carroll's people and programs.

A comprehensive, liberal arts centered, independent university, Carroll enjoys great financial equilibrium from which its current and future programs can continue to grow strategically and creatively. Carroll provides its new VPIA with a platform of enviable strength from which to build for a robust future. The University stands at a positive point of inflection to open a new chapter of alumni and development programming. Carroll is prepared to welcome its new VPIA on or around July 1, 2020.

Chartered in 1846, Carroll is Wisconsin's first four-year institution of higher learning. The University's academic program is organized around the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Health Sciences, and the School of Business. Carroll awards one associate degree, five baccalaureate degrees, several master's degrees, and the Doctor of Physical Therapy. Carroll is distinguished by its innovative Pioneer Core, in which a cross cultural sequence elevates the general education requirement to an opportunity for exploring the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences. All Carroll students are required to complete an immersive Cross-Cultural Experience and an integrative global perspectives colloquium. The employee FTE count increased by nearly 15 percent in the last decade. As of fall 2019, Carroll enrolled approximately 2,800 undergraduates and 525 graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio was 15:1. Today Carroll is grounded in the liberal arts, distinctive in the health sciences, growing in its business programs.

The campus is nestled in a residential neighborhood, a short walk to the historic downtown area of Waukesha. Waukesha County annually ranks as one of the most highly educated, healthiest, fastest growing, and wealthiest counties in the state of Wisconsin. Historic Waukesha is 17 miles from Wisconsin's largest city, Milwaukee, while Madison is 60 miles away and Chicago is 90 miles to the south.

Prior to making an application, prospective candidates are encouraged to review the VPIA Search Profile ( for more information about qualifications and the guidelines for applying. Candidates are requested to submit materials by noon CDT on Monday, April 13, for most favorable consideration. Applications from persons in underrepresented groups are highly encouraged.

All inquiries will be received in full confidence by Dr. Thomas B. Courtice, President, TBC Search Consulting,

Carroll University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Carroll University does not discriminate in any manner contrary to law or justice on the basis of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran's status in administration of programs or in the employment of faculty and staff.