Terry L. Fairfield
Terry L. Fairfield is currently Vice Chairman of the University of Nebraska Foundation. He previously served as CEO of the University of Nebraska Foundation from 1987-2008. He is a graduate of Kearney High School and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he has completed post-graduate work at UNL and The George Washington University.
Fairfield recently led the Foundation's largest and most successful fund-raising campaign ever. Campaign Nebraska raised more than $727 million dollars to benefit the four campuses of the University of Nebraska. During the campaign 95 endowed faculty positions and nearly 1,000 new scholarships were established.
Under his leadership, Foundation assets have grown from approximately $166 million to more than $1 billion, and benefits transferred annually to the university have increased from over $17 million in 1987 to more than $69 million in 2001.
Fairfield has additional fund-raising and alumni programming experience from his previous positions at Northwestern University and the Council of Advancement and Support of Education.