Cathy Proctor to return to NBTS!
October 25, 2018
Cathy Proctor to return to New Brunswick Theological Seminary as Vice President of Seminary Advancement and Relations
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey – New Brunswick Theological Seminary (NBTS) today announced Cathy Proctor will be returning on November 1, 2018 to New Brunswick Theological Seminary as Vice President of Seminary Advancement and Relations.
During her prior seven-year tenure at NBTS, Ms. Proctor bolstered the development, marketing, and public relations efforts of the Seminary. She launched the largest fundraising campaign in the history of the institution – the Building A New Future Comprehensive Campaign – which was successfully completed in 2017. Ms. Proctor was instrumental in securing the campaign’s largest gift of $1.6 million, out of its $8 million goal.
For the past two years, Ms. Proctor led the advancement efforts at Pillar College with increased donations of 90% over her tenure.
Dr. Micah L. McCreary, President of NBTS said of the news, “I am thrilled that Cathy Proctor is coming back to our seminary family. She is a proven administrator and consummate professional who uniquely understands and has a deep appreciation for NBTS and its broad community. Cathy has innate instincts and abilities to identify advancement opportunities and the ability to deliver them successfully.”
Ms. Proctor stated, “I am thankful for the opportunities that Dr. David Schroeder afforded me at Pillar College and want to express my deepest appreciation to Dr. Micah McCreary for the amazing opportunity to once again serve New Brunswick Theological Seminary, its students, alumni and donor base. The chance to be part of the next great chapter at the Seminary is an honor, and I look forward to the future, as we seek to provide the resources necessary for this vibrant and historic institution.
President McCreary has also appointed Rev. Carol Patterson, D.Min. to serve as Assistant Vice President and will be a strong colleague and direct report to Ms. Proctor.
About New Brunswick Theological Seminary
Founded in 1784, NBTS is the oldest independent Protestant seminary in the United States. It is one of two seminaries affiliated with the Reformed Church in America (RCA), and offers an exceptional seminary education, a flexible academic schedule, and a spiritually rich community for students of many Christian denominations and backgrounds. The Seminary offers Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degrees, as well as Professional Certificates to enhance the work and training of special ministers, church officers, and other Christian leaders. The seminary is located in New Brunswick, NJ, and operates a satellite campus at St. John’s University in Queens, NY. To learn more about New Brunswick Theological Seminary, please visit www.nbts.edu.