UNK AA has been working since 1906 to promote communication and interaction among more than 40,000 alumni, students, faculty, administrators and friends of the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
The mission of the UNMC Alumni Relations Office is to serve and engage with learners and graduates through effective communications, the formation of meaningful relationships, and opportunities to invest in the advancement of the university through gifts of time, talent, and treasure.
Maverick’s Athletes are successfully competing at the highest level in collegiate sports in Division I athletics to not only enhance the visibility of UNO, but also to provide great benefits to all of Omaha.
Nebraska Medicine and its research and education partner, the University of Nebraska Medical Center, share the same mission: to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.
The mission of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is to transform the lives of young children by improving their learning and development.
Every day, nearly a billion people in the world do not have enough safe and nutritious food to lead healthy and active lives. Many of them also lack access to enough clean water to meet their needs. By 2050, our global food demand will double to meet the needs of nearly 10 billion people, making water and food security one of the most urgent global challenges of our time.
Through a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, the Rural Futures Institute mobilizes the diverse resources of the University of Nebraska and its partners to support rural communities and regions in building upon their unique strengths and assets to achieve their desired futures.
Your giving to this area enables the president’s office to quickly direct resources to various university projects and areas across the system as needs arise.
Brian Hastings serves as president and chief executive officer of the University of Nebraska Foundation, an organization that grows relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives and save lives. He has served in this role since 2012 when he became the organization’s ninth leader since its founding in 1936.
Hastings has broad experience, ranging from annual giving to principal gifts, including various senior leadership roles. Prior to joining Nebraska in 2012, he served The Ohio State University as senior associate vice president and campaign executive director, assistant vice president for principal gifts, and assistant vice president for development. In his last role there, he worked with university and volunteer leadership to plan and implement Ohio State’s $3 billion comprehensive campaign. Additionally, Hastings previously led the annual giving program at the University of Dayton, Ohio’s largest private university, where he helped double the alumni participation rate in four years. He is proud of having started his university advancement career as a student caller at Ohio State.
Hastings is an active volunteer and leader with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), where he has served on the Board of Trustees, Commission on Philanthropy, and Committee for Institutionally Related Foundations. He currently serves on the US/Canada Regional Council, the District VI Cabinet, and as a co-chair of the CASE Global Reporting Standards Working Group. He also has been a faculty member for various CASE conferences and institutes.
Hastings is a first-generation college graduate and lifelong Midwesterner. He and his wife, Sharon, have two children and reside in Lincoln.
When you make a gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation you can trust that it will be used in the way in which it was intended. That’s a promise we’ve kept with our donors since our organization was founded in 1936.
The University of Nebraska Foundation (EIN: 47-0379839) is exempt from federal income tax under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
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