Michael Arp

Development Director and Team Leader
Primary office:
785-832-7410
1891 Constant Ave.
Lawrence, KS 66047


Summary

Solicits leadership and major gifts in support of the stated needs of the School of Engineering.
 
Directs programs for prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for prospective and present leadership and major gift donors to the School of Engineering and the University of Kansas working with the dean, department chairs, KU Endowment officers and professional staff, University administrators, faculty, and volunteer leaders.
 
Manages, monitors and mentors a fundraising team of two professional fundraisers and a senior development administrator.
 
Coordinates preparation and development of leadership and major gift proposals to School of Engineering prospects for presentation by the University Chancellor, the Dean of the School, KU Endowment staff, and volunteer leaders.
 
Assists with developing and implementing annual and long-range goals, objectives, and strategies to meet the private support needs of the School of Engineering consistent with the overall plan of KU Endowment.
 
Serves as staff point-of contact for Dean’s Advisory Board and CPE department.


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