The search for Marquette’s next vice president for university advancement is underway and a search committee has been named, Executive Vice President for Operations Dave Lawlor announced. Bill Scholl, vice president and director of athletics, heads the search committee.

Search updates

July/August 2017

  • Hotel interviews occurring late summer
  • Identified semi-finalists
  • Committee reviewed candidate pool
  • Used position profile to build candidate pool

June 2017

  • Search committee finalizes Leadership Profile and shares with campus community
  • Witt/Kieffer and search committee to use Leadership Profile to build candidate pool
  • Position advertised in:
    • Chronicle of Philanthropy
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
    • CASE
    • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
    • Hispanics in Philanthropy
    • Milwaukee Business Journal
    • Native Americans in Philanthropy

May 2017

  • Search committee refines leadership profile
  • Search committee utilizes feedback received to draft leadership profile
  • Listening sessions held with university leadership and various campus constituent groups
  • Search committee first meeting

April 2017

  • Dave Lawlor names search committee
  • Witt/Kieffer selected as executive search firm