Encourage our network institutions to become proactive in donor engagement.
A Responsibility to Enhance Education
As a United Board Fellow, Elisabeth Penti Kurniawati gained a new perspective on her career, including the importance of alumni relations and resource development.
Development Officer: Qualities for Success
United Board Executive Vice President Ricky Cheng shares highlights some of the qualities that development officers need for success.
Connecting with Alumni
Rev. Thomas John believes a development officer must be able to connect with alumni in an emotional way and to enthuse constituents through stories.
Bringing Theater Skills to New Roles
Former United Board Fellow Meilinda has discovered that her theater-based skills are useful in her new role as director of the Office of Institutional Advancement at Petra Christian University.
Chang Jung Christian University in Taiwan has learned that “resource mobilization” means more than financial resources – it also means starting conversations with alumni and other friends about concerns, visions, and expectations for the university.
Developing a Spirit of Giving
A United Board grant helped Didik Wahjudi and his colleagues at Petra Christian University expand their knowledge of effective fundraising practices.
The Gift of Education
“I have always had an interest in education. I believe that the best way to help people is to give them an education, so that they can choose their own path. Give them an education, and they will have a lot more options in life.”