Theresa M. Law named as new Vice President for College Advancement

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Thiel College is pleased to announce the appointment of Theresa M. Law, JD, CFRE, who has been named vice president for college advancement, a position she will assume on March 3.

Law brings more than 17 years of expertise in philanthropic efforts including the development, major gifts, and grants arena. She will join Thiel College from York, PA-based Well Span Health, where she most recently served as the Executive Director of Philanthropy and Executive Director for the York Health Foundation. Previously, Law was the Director of Major Gifts and Grants for the Greater Baltimore Medical Foundation in Baltimore, and held the position of Development Director at Valparaiso University, in Valparaiso, Ind.

“We are delighted to welcome Theresa Law as the newest addition to our college’s leadership team,” said President Troy D. VanAken. “Thiel College looks forward to benefitting from her leadership and philanthropic expertise to build and sustain important advancement initiatives upcoming on behalf of Thiel College.”

As the institution’s chief advancement officer, Law will supervise all fundraising and alumni relations activities; cultivate prospective major donors; and work in concert with the President’s Cabinet to accomplish strategic priorities across the institution.

Law earned her Juris Doctor degree from Tulane Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in government from the University of Notre Dame.

About Thiel College

Founded in 1866, Thiel College is an independent liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located on a 135-acre campus in Greenville, Pa. just 90 minutes from Pittsburgh, Cleveland and Erie. Committed to combining the best of the liberal arts tradition with career and life skills, the Thiel College faculty offers a high quality undergraduate education to more than 1,100 students across more than 60 majors and minors in 19 discipline areas that inspire, challenge and prepare students to succeed.