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Advancement Legends Podcast: Dan Lugo

How does a first-generation college student from Long Island end up at a small, liberal arts college in Minnesota? (4:23)

How does a sports and entertainment lawyer in New York City end up becoming a higher education thought leader at liberal art institutions around the country? (14:25)

Get ready for the interesting story and background of Colby College's Dan Lugo. Lugo's second career started back with his alma mater, Carleton College, in admissions (17:15). Learn how his background in admissions helped learn the skills for building relationships that paid dividends when he jumped to the advancement side of the house at Carleton, Franklin & Marshall, and Colby (24:00).

Also, Lugo is one of the first to think about the merger of alumni relations and career services (38:00). He then touches on the importance of alumni engagement to the broader strategic operations of a university (45:00).

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