Trinity Appoints New Vice President of College Advancement

Trinity announces the appointment of Ronald A. Joyce as the Vice President of College Advancement. He is currently the Senior Vice President for Development at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, after having served as the Vice President for Development at Colgate University and at Bates College. During his 22-year career at Colgate University, he served in a variety of roles, including Director of Annual and Planned Giving and Director of Development and Campaign for Colgate, before being named Vice President for Alumni Affairs, Communications, and Development. He will be joining Trinity on or before March 1, 2005.

Joyce comes to Trinity with extensive experience in fundraising and campaign leadership, having managed campaigns ranging from $50 million at Bates to $400 million at The Children's Hospital and consistently exceeding the campaign goals. His primary areas of responsibility at Trinity will be Development, Alumni Affairs, and Communications.

“Ron Joyce enjoys a national reputation as one of the most gifted vice presidents of college advancement in the United States and has structured a number of highly successful advancement staffs as well as a number of equally successful comprehensive campaigns,” said Trinity President James F. Jones, Jr. “With his impressive record, we are privileged to have him on board.”

Joyce has an undergraduate degree from Colgate University and served in the United States Marine Corp for three years. He is on the board of directors of several organizations, including the Colgate University Alumni Corporation, and has contributed chapters to publications entitled An Introduction to Fund Raising: The Newcomer's Guide to Development and Women as Donors, Women as Volunteers.

Following his new appointment, Joyce said: “I have enormous respect for Trinity as an institution of national reputation and am excited to begin working with President Jones and the Trustees of the College to advance the College. I am also eager to return to New England where my roots are and where I have family still living in Maine, Massachusetts, and Vermont.”

Ron Joyce and his wife Tari will be moving to the greater Hartford area in the next few months.

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