EdD (Doctor of Education)
Educational Services and Leadership
College of Education
Kerrigan, Monica Reid
Universities and colleges--Finance; Community colleges
Community College Leadership | Higher Education
In this multi-case study, three cases were studied and four participants were interviewed to understand institutional advancement (IA) at historically Black community colleges (HBCCs) and how the institutional advancement professionals engage the alumni in the fundraising process. The results of this study are presented in this dissertation and illuminate the work of the IA professionals at HBCCs. The participants reported what institutional advancement looks like at each individual HBCCs. This study shows the commonalities and differences in IA at HBCCs and the professionals' perceptions of their interactions with alumni. The professionals discussed the fundraising challenges for advancement at HBCCs. Finally, implications for practice, leadership, and research are presented.
Carter, Lakeisha S., "Institutional advancement at Historically Black Community Colleges: A multi-case study" (2018). Theses and Dissertations. 2537.