Georgetown College News Bureau
Dr. Todd Rasberry, director of development at Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas, has been named vice president for advancement at Georgetown College.
The announcement of the appointment was made Tuesday, Feb. 11, by Dr. M. Dwaine Greene, Georgetown’s president.
A native Texan, Dr. Rasberry earned his undergraduate degree at McMurry University in Abilene. He later completed his master’s degree at Perkins School of Theology and his doctorate at Texas Tech University.
From 1997-2007, Dr. Rasberry was senior development officer in the College of Arts and Sciences at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He also served as interim director of development for the Honors College at Texas Tech.
In 2007, he was named director of development of Perkins School of Theology which is part of Southern Methodist University (SMU). In that role, Dr. Rasberry directed the administration and coordination of all fundraising for the school, including the management of capital campaigns for new buildings and renovations.
In announcing Dr. Rasberry’s appointment, President Greene said, “Georgetown College has conducted a national search to find the best person to become our next vice president for advancement. Dr. Rasberry’s experience, proven success and commitment to Christian higher education are the characteristics that made him our choice to lead the advancement program at Georgetown. He is an exceptionally gifted, energetic and effective leader and we are pleased that he is coming to Georgetown College.”
An ordained Methodist minister, Dr. Rasberry served as a local church pastor and director of an Interethnic Parish of six churches in Texas prior to entering the field of higher education.
He and his wife, Blanche, are the parents of two grown daughters. He is scheduled to begin his work at Georgetown on March 10.