Dr Ross Coller is a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience within the tertiary education sector, the last 10 in advancement (alumni relations, fundraising and philanthropic campaigns).
Joining Victoria University in October 2017, Ross’ primary objective will be to expand visibility in the advancement space, maintain, and develop new philanthropic ties and build the philanthropic culture of the University’s communities.
Since 2007, the former Director of Campaign Operations at the University of Melbourne built fundraising capacity via:
- annual giving
- major gifts
He was responsible for operations for the first philanthropic campaign for the University of Melbourne in 60 years - Believe – The Campaign for the University of Melbourne. The campaign reached its initial goal of $500 million 2 years ahead of schedule.