Princeton Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Sloan as Vice President of Advancement, to begin in early October, 2023. Mr. Sloan will join the presidential cabinet and assume leadership responsibilities for the institution's fundraising and development initiatives.
Mr. Sloan brings a wealth of experience in higher education fundraising to Princeton Seminary. Most recently, he served as Vice President for Development and Alumni Affairs at Quinnipiac University since 2019. During his tenure at Quinnipiac, Sloan worked effectively to deepen alum relations and steward philanthropic gifts for various institutional priorities.
President Jonathan Lee Walton expressed his enthusiasm about the new appointment: "I am thrilled that Todd Sloan has agreed to serve as our Vice President of Advancement at Princeton Seminary. His professionalism, proven track record, and comprehensive understanding of institutional development strategy distinguished him from other strong candidates. I am confident that he brings the insight, expertise, and passion we need at this critical moment in our school's history."
Before his role at Quinnipiac, Mr. Sloan was Assistant Vice President for Development at American University. In this capacity, he worked closely with executive leadership to leverage philanthropic momentum and attract new funding streams. He also served in various executive-level development positions at The Pennsylvania State University, including as Executive Director of Fundraising across multiple colleges, where he played a crucial role in securing significant gifts, including the $30 million Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications. Sloan began his career in senior fundraising roles at Le Moyne College and Keystone College. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from The Pennsylvania State University.
Dayle Gillespie Rounds, Associate Vice President for Advancement, added, "Todd Sloan not only has the expertise and experience we are looking for in our Vice President of Advancement at Princeton Seminary, but he also has a passion for philanthropy and shares an enthusiasm for the Seminary's mission that will resonate with our alums."
Reflecting on his appointment, Todd Sloan commented, "My soul sings as I am welcomed into the Princeton Seminary learning community at a truly critical moment in the evolution of our contemporary society regarding Christian thought and ministry. I am energized at the prospect of engaging our community of alums and friends as we look to shape a vision for the future and further enhance a truly great institution."