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T. Greg Prince, Ed.D.

T. Greg Prince, Ed.D.

Senior director of development

Email: tgprince@vcu.edu

T. Greg Prince, Ed.D., joined Virginia Commonwealth University’s College of Health Professions on September 19, 2016. Prince has 21 years of professional experience in university development and advancement. Prior to VCU, Prince led the university advancement effort at Salisbury University, a small public regional institution on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. In addition to his service at SU, Prince has a track record of initiating new development programs and donor/stewardship initiatives, as well as forming volunteer groups. He serves as the senior director of development for the college and works closely with the dean on the college’s top priorities, as well as with the School’s individual department heads.

At SU, Prince created a Women’s Circle focused on philanthropy and mentorship; formed a sales force by adding major gifts officer positions; established an Advancement Services Department; initiated several stewardship efforts, including an annual scholarship luncheon; created a planned giving recognition society; and developed a high-end annual fund-level society. He also oversaw the installation of a customer management system that improved the university’s website. Prince played a role in a multimillion-dollar gift of real estate and a citywide fiber-optic cable project, among other major gifts.

His work prior to Salisbury focused on academic medicine development. Prince worked in medical fundraising at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. The Miller School has been among the nation’s and world’s best in several specialties. With more than $180 million in external grants and contracts, Miller ranked in the top third of U.S. medical schools for research funding awards. In 2007, he returned to his native North Carolina to serve at East Carolina University’s Medical and Health Sciences Foundation. He oversaw development in its division of health sciences. Prince also began his doctorate in educational leadership at ECU’s respected college of education in 2010 while working full time. In December 2015, he graduated with his Ed.D. in educational leadership from East Carolina University.


East Carolina University
Ed.D., educational leadership (December 2015)

Harvard University
Ed.M., administration, planning and social policy (2005)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
B.A., industrial relations (1995)