For Immediate Release: August 28, 2013
Providence College Names New Senior Vice President To Lead Office of Institutional Advancement
Providence, R.I. – Providence College today announced the appointment of Gregory T. Waldron as Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement and a member of the President’s cabinet. Waldron comes to PC from Connecticut College in New London, Conn. where he served as Vice President for College Advancement since 2004.
Prior to joining Connecticut College, Waldron served nine years at Wesleyan University in University Relations and Development. Earlier, he spent five years on Wall Street with Morgan Stanley.
During the last nine years at Connecticut College, Waldron led a 44-person team in all aspects of institutional advancement while serving as a member of the President’s cabinet and as liaison to two trustee committees. He successfully spearheaded the development and execution of a $200 million comprehensive capital campaign for Connecticut College that has raised $211 million.
In addition to his capital campaign leadership, Waldron and his team grew Connecticut College’s annual fund revenue by 90% over eight years, raising an average of over $20 million in new gifts and commitments each year. He has extensive experience in recruiting and building a team, having hired the majority of Connecticut College’s advancement staff.
“Greg’s experience will be paramount and will serve him well as he steps in to lead Providence College’s efforts in reaching our capital campaign goal,” said Providence College President Rev. Brian J. Shanley, O.P.
"Greg Waldron is a very effective fundraiser, and he has been a key contributor to my senior leadership team," said Connecticut College President Leo I. Higdon Jr. "I wish him and Providence College all the best."
Waldron earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Wesleyan University in 1988 and received an MBA in Finance from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.