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    Institutional Advancement

    Institutional Advancement focuses our efforts on strengthening the reputation of the university among all key audiences and securing financial resources in support of current and future generations of Hamline students.

    Offices and Staff

    IA Staff members work to tell the Hamline story and to clarify, elevate, and share the Hamline brand. They secure new partnerships with internal and external constituents, strengthen relationships with alumni, grow the endowment, and expand the university's base of philanthropic resources. 

    Vice President's Office Staff 

    mike tomposMike Tompos
    Vice President, Institutional Advancement
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    Advancement Operations

    Coming soon.

    Alumni Relations

    The Alumni Relations Office supports the personal and professional development of our alums through a strong alumni network, plans and executes alumni events and programs for a wide variety of audiences, communicates regularly with our alumni, and helps mobilize alumni for the advancement of Hamline University and the community. The Alumni Office is responsible for the leadership and administration of several alumni boards and committees, actively seeks alumni volunteers on regular and ad-hoc bases, and strategically partners with offices across campus to engage alumni in the life of the University.


    The Office of Conference and Event Management (CEM), under Alumni Relations, provides a one-stop resource for event planning, coordination, and advising.


    Hamline’s Development Office raises philanthropic support for the University’s strategic priorities. Our team consists of professionals who oversee annual giving programs, grants, and major and planned giving. We welcome the opportunity to engage with donors to better connect them with the University and help them achieve their philanthropic goals.