Richard J. Tuchman, of Middletown, has been selected as the vice president for University Advancement at the University of New Haven. Tuchman is a prominent Connecticut fundraising professional who currently serves as the executive director of development at the University of Hartford, UNH officials said in a statement.
Tuchman will begin his position at UNH, which he notes is “a university on the rise,” on July 28, the statement said.
During his 22 years as an advancement officer, Tuchman has been an executive in the development and advancement offices at Yale University, Saint Joseph College, Quinnipiac University and at the American Heart Association, and began his career with the Boy Scouts of America. A member of the team completing the University of Hartford’s $175 million capital campaign, Tuchman also led a successful $30 million campaign at Saint Joseph and directed the Quinnipiac University Development Office for four years.
Tuchman was born in New York and reared in New Bedford, Mass. He is a certified fund-raising executive and graduate of Cornell University with a master’s in journalism from Quinnipiac University.
A private university founded in 1920, UNH has an enrollment of more than 5,000 students.