The University of Arkansas Clinton School of Public Service Center on Community Philanthropy will welcome Scholar in Residence Robin D. Ferriby, Vice President of Philanthropic Services at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, February 27-March 3, 2017.
Ferriby is vice president for the Foundation for Detroit’s Future, an organization that administers and oversees the “Grand Bargain” that resulted in Detroit’s exit from bankruptcy. He graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree from Michigan State University. Today, his philanthropic leadership at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan includes responsibility over new gifts, donor stewardship, professional advisor relationships, new market and product development, philanthropic planning for individuals, families, and businesses, and foundation relationships.
During his residency, Ferriby will interact with students and faculty at the Clinton School of Public Service and Bowen School of Law as well as the wider community. He will write an essay on community philanthropy and will present his work on Friday, March 3 at 12:00 noon as a part of the Speaker Series at the University of Arkansas Clinton School.