The Fund for Academic Renewal (FAR) is a program of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA) that provides free programmatic and legal advisory services concerning higher education philanthropy. FAR helps donors craft targeted and transformative gifts that advance academic quality; foster a culture of academic freedom and intellectual diversity on college campuses; and preserve donor vision and values. FAR accomplishes this through helping donors to structure gift agreements that protect donor intent, overseeing Special Purpose Funds, and cultivating an extensive faculty network.
The Executive Director reports to the President of ACTA and supervises the Program Manager for FAR.
The Executive Director will:
The Executive Director should expect to spend his or her time in the following ways:
Additionally, the position will require approximately 10-15% travel.
The Executive Director should possess 10 years of experience in higher education and/or relevant nonprofit work. A graduate degree is preferred. The ideal candidate should have:
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