July 9, 2008 - (BRONX, NY) - Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has appointed Glenn Miller as its first Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement. In announcing the appointment, Allen M. Spiegel, M.D., The Marilyn and Stanley M. Katz Dean of the medical school, noted that Mr. Miller will oversee all aspects of fund-raising, alumni relations and donor relations for the College of Medicine.
Mr. Miller has worked in fund-raising for over 17 years, most recently as vice president for institutional advancement at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY, and at the American Cancer Society where he managed a $50-million campaign.
Prior to the American Cancer Society, Mr. Miller spent many years running capital campaigns for higher education while working at Community Counselling Service Co., Inc. (CCS; New York), the largest fund-raising consultancy in North America. Working with the City College of New York, he ran a $100-million campaign that recently surpassed the $260 million mark, and was instrumental in crafting and launching an historic $50-million campaign for Brooklyn College. At both institutions, he helped to secure what were then the largest alumni gifts in each college's respective history.
"I am delighted to welcome Glenn to Einstein," said Dr. Spiegel. "His fund-raising leadership has helped education and health-related organizations raise hundreds of millions of dollars. His strategic focus, coupled with years of experience in working with lay leadership, will be invaluable to the College of Medicine as we build upon our considerable philanthropic traditions and continue to implement our strategic plan for the growth of our institution."
Glenn Miller holds a bachelor's degree in English from Rutgers University. He resides in Glen Rock, NJ, with his wife and young daughter.