Dino Hernandez Appointed Vice President for Advancement at Notre Dame de Namur University

Dino Hernandez

Belmont, Calif., May 19, 2014 — Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) today announced the appointment of Dino M. Hernandez as vice president for advancement, effective June 16.

Hernandez comes to NDNU from Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nev., where he is vice president for development. Previously, he served more than 13 years at Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Mich., where he led two successful comprehensive capital campaigns of $46.6M and $100M and successfully managed all aspects of university advancement, including transformational and major gift fundraising, annual giving, parent/alumni relations, corporate and foundation development, grants and sponsored programs, advancement communications.

A frequent presenter to the profession, he has served on the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) International Commission on Philanthropy, and received numerous CASE “Circle of Excellence” Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards and a 2002 AFP/Kintera Outstanding Internet Fundraising Award.

“Dino brings energy, enthusiasm, experience and an entrepreneurial spirit to this role,” said NDNU President Judith Maxwell Greig, Ph.D. “I am confident his commitment to teamwork and his understanding of the importance of collaboration with the community will lead to success in this important position.”

Hernandez holds a BA in History from Wayne State University in Detroit, Mich., and an Executive Master’s in Leadership (MBA-Leadership) from The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Notre Dame de Namur University is a Catholic, not-for-profit, coeducational institution serving 2,000 traditional aged and adult students from diverse backgrounds. Established in 1851, by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, NDNU maintains a strong commitment to academic excellence, social justice and community engagement. The university is fully accredited and offers 37 undergraduate, graduate and credential programs. The historic, 50-acre campus is located on the San Francisco Peninsula in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit www.ndnu.edu.