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Senior Director of Advancement Operations Amherst, MA

Amherst College has selected Julie Adelsberger as its senior director of advancement operations, effective March 14, 2022. In this role, Adelsberger will provide strategic leadership in Amherst’s advancement services to create and manage an effective infrastructure that supports the College’s fundraising and alumni engagement activities.

Adelsberger comes to Amherst from Harvard Law School, where she served as director of donor services from 2015 to 2022, leading a team to enhance the quality, accuracy, and efficiency of all processes surrounding alumni and donor data. Adelsberger previously held roles of increasing responsibility in Harvard’s Alumni Affairs & Development and at Salem State University and the Harvard-Chan School of Public Health.

Adelsberger holds a bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Jack Gorman led this search with Cathy Cotton and Lisa Clayton.


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