Director named for Master of Science in Administration Program

Author: Kathleen Joyce


Thomas J. Harvey has been appointed director of the Master of Science in Administration (MSA) Program in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame.

Harveymost recently served as senior vice-president of the member service division at theAlliancefor Children and Families inMilwaukee.He also taught in a certificate program on nonprofit management for theUniversityofWisconsinatGreen Bay.

Toms experience, network, energy, and vision will be a tremendous asset for the MSA Program and for efforts of theCollegeofBusinessand Notre Dame to serve the needs of the nonprofit sector,said Carolyn Y. Woo, Martin J. Gillen Dean of the College.

Established in 1954, the MSA program is designed to hone the administrative leadership skills of people working in social service organizations. The program was restructured in 2001 to include a core curriculum of courses on grant writing, development, financial management, marketing, accounting, human resource management, communications, and ethics, all tailored for the not-for-profit sector.

Harvey, who has held a variety of professional and social service positions for 35 years, served as president of Catholic Charities USA from 1982 to 1992.In 2003, the Council on Social Work Education namedHarveyone of the 51 leaders in the field of social work during the past 50 years.

Harveyearned his bachelors degree in philosophy fromSt. CharlesBorromeoCollegeinPhiladelphia, masters degrees in sacred theology from theGregorianUniversityinRomeand in social planning and community organization fromColumbiaUniversity, and a certificate in nonprofit management from theWhartonSchoolat theUniversityofPennsylvania. **

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