Independent Specialist • 217.721.9029


Dr. James C. Schroeder has extensive experience in all stages of successful capital campaigns in large, complex, multi-campus/multi-site universities and healthcare organizations. Primary responsibility for the conception, organization, and execution of the day-to-day operations of advancement programs. History of effective and successful working relationships with faculty, physicians, administrators, boards, volunteers and alumni.



Fundraising, alumni relations,foundation and alumni board development, advancement management, President/advancement relationships


Service Highlights

  • Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
  • Invited presentations at CASE District V Conferences
  • Co-authored chapter in CASE publication, “The Unit Development Officer Handbook”
  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
  • Big Ten Development Conferences; Invited presentations
  • Ivy League Development Conferences; Invited presentations
  • Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
    • Invited presentation at the national conference
    • Group on Institutional Advancement (GIA); Midwest Regional Chair



  • Ph.D. Higher Education Administration; University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
  • M.A. Political Science; University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
  • B.A. Political Science and History; Miami University, Oxford, OH