“Just about everything a dean does is directly related to advancement. Like when we hire the best faculty, we have to turn around and say, ‘We need to advance their work with support.’” – Cully Clark
In today’s podcast, Lighthouse Counsel President Jeff Jowdy speaks with E. Culpepper “Cully” Clark about advancement in institutions of higher education. Cully shares his experiences as dean of both the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication and the College of Communications and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama, and how the role of “advancement” in higher education has changed over the years, eventually expanding to include fundraising.
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About our guest
E. Culpepper Clark is dean emeritus of the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. A historian of the South since the Civil War, his published works have focused on the New South Movement and on civil rights. His book, “The Schoolhouse Door: Segregation's Last Stand at the University of Alabama,” was named a Notable Book by the New York Times Book Review. He also is a past dean of the College of Communications and Information Sciences at the University of Alabama.