Lawrenceville School Selects Greta Morgan as New Chief Advancement Officer

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Lawrenceville School Selects Greta Morgan as New Chief Advancement Officer

The Lawrenceville School has hired Greta Morgan as its new Chief Advancement Officer. Morgan, who most recently served as the Director of Development at The College of the Holy Cross, will begin at Lawrenceville on July 1, 2024. In this role she will provide strategic vision, leadership, and direction for all of Lawrenceville’s fundraising and alumni engagement activities.

Morgan brings decades of educational philanthropy expertise to Lawrenceville. While serving as Director of Development at Holy Cross, she played a key leadership role in the College’s successful “Become More Campaign,” which exceeded their goal by a considerable margin.  Immediately following the conclusion of the campaign, she led an ambitious fundraising initiative aimed at scholarship aid and access to Holy Cross, which also exceeded the original goal, this time by almost fifty percent. She oversaw major giving, the annual giving team which coordinated a vibrant class and reunion-based fundraising, built a robust parents giving program, and carried a major gifts portfolio that brought nearly $10 million in individual gifts to Holy Cross.

Prior to her tenure at The College of Holy Cross, Morgan spent over two decades in positions of increasing philanthropic leadership at non-profits, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as an independent planned giving and development consultant. Her community involvement includes service as the co-chair of the Trinity Church (Concord, Mass.) Building for Ministry Capital Campaign and as founder of Raising Extra Capital for the Elementary School in Stow (Mass). Morgan earned her bachelor of arts at Wheaton College and her master of business administration at Babson College’s F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business.

“The breadth of Greta’s experience at leading institutions made her candidacy especially compelling,” said Head of School Steve Murray. “Beyond the impressive set of accomplishments over the course of her career, it was her thoughtful and reflective approach to every question that came her way, and her enthusiasm for Lawrenceville and our mission that truly set her apart. I am confident in Greta’s ability to partner with our community members to continue to advance Lawrenceville’s mission and I look forward to our work ahead.”

“As an alumna of independent schools, I was attracted by the opportunity to be part of the Lawrenceville community because I understand and value the mission,” said Morgan. “It will be an honor and a privilege to lead the School’s advancement team and to work with so many wonderful volunteers, donors, faculty, staff and trustees. Our work will continue to harness the incredible energy and commitment that there is for the School - all in support of our students.”

 

For additional information, contact Lisa M. Gillard H'17, director of public relations, at lgillard@lawrenceville.org.