HAMBURG, N.Y. – Gregg Fort, assistant vice president for university advancement at DePaul University in Chicago, has been named vice president for institutional advancement at Hilbert College, announced President Cynthia Zane, Ed.D. His appointment is effective July 9.
In his new role, Fort will lead all aspects of Hilbert’s fundraising efforts and the college’s government relations and alumni affairs programs and activities. He also will oversee comprehensive strategies to seek private support through major gifts, the Hilbert Fund, and private and public grants.
In making the appointment, Zane said, “With Gregg’s nearly 25 years of experience in higher education fundraising, we are pleased to have a leader of his caliber to serve as Hilbert’s vice president for institutional advancement. His extensive background will be tremendously valuable in building on the college’s philanthropic efforts and creating the framework to foster a strong major gifts program.”