With an extensive background in professional fundraising and business development, Nancy Mansfield has been named director of individual giving at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia. Mansfield comes to the University having served as the director of development and membership at The College of Physicians of Philadelphia since 2012.
“We are thrilled to welcome Nancy to our Advancement team,” said Carrie Collins, vice president of institutional advancement at USciences. “With her strong background in the corporate world, as well as significant experience in higher education fundraising, Nancy is a true asset to USciences.”
In her new role, Mansfield will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to USciences’ annual giving and major giving programs. With development experience in both annual giving and major gifts, Mansfield will manage a staff of fundraisers, as well as actively engage with alumni, donors, and prospective donors.
“During my career, I have learned that educational institutions and corporate entities differ in fundamental ways that make them unique in purpose and mission, and that these organizations can only thrive if they can build reliable sources of income,” said Mansfield. “I look forward to working to achieve the fundraising and development goals at University of the Sciences.”
Aside from her time with The College of Physicians, Mansfield also served as the executive director and chief development officer for Cape May Stage, as well as director of leadership gifts and corporate and foundation relations at The College of New Jersey. Mansfield also touts a business background, having worked for HP Computer Corporation and DELL Computers earlier in her career.
Mansfield, of Haddonfield, N.J., earned a BA from University of Massachusetts, as well as a nonprofit fundraising certificate from University of Pennsylvania and an executive leadership program/field sales development program certificate from Babson College.