LIU has named Great Neck resident Michael S. Glickman chief of strategic partnerships and university advancement effective June 1. In this role, Glickman will work with university leadership on the structure, programming, and fundraising for university centers and institutes. In addition, he will provide leadership and direction for LIU’s development and advancement efforts, including alumni relations and fundraising.
“It is a great privilege to return to my alma mater in this new role,” said Glickman. “LIU is a remarkable institution, and I look forward to supporting the university’s efforts as it enhances opportunities in higher learning for students, faculty, and staff.”
Glickman joins LIU following almost a decade leading the Center for Jewish History in New York City, a research and cultural institution that serves almost 100,000 visitors each year. The institution is comprised of five historical organizations that provide access to the largest and most significant archival collection of Jewish history in the world.
“We are thrilled to welcome Michael back to LIU,” said Dr. Kimberly R. Cline, president of LIU. “He comes to us with valuable experience, and we know he will make an excellent leader for the university.”
Glickman received a master’s degree in public administration from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, as well as master’s and bachelor’s degrees in political science from LIU.