posted on June 20: Trull appointed vice-president university advancement


[img_inline align=”right” src=”” caption=”Roger Trull”]Roger Trull has been appointed vice-president university advancement.

Trull has been executive director of University Advancement since 1994 and led the development and implementation of a highly successful plan for advancement activities at McMaster.

Within each of the advancement portfolios — alumni relations, advancement services, decentralized
advancement, development (fundraising) and public relations/government
relations — Trull has built a team that consistently exceeds performance targets.

The Changing Tomorrow Today campaign surpassed its $100
million target eight months ahead of schedule. Trull is respected
throughout the country as a leading advancement professional.

The Board of Governors and Senate approved the change of title from executive director to vice-president university advancement last week.

McMaster President Peter George said the vice-presidential title will bring McMaster in line with all other
research-intensive universities in Canada and with leading universities across North America. It will also be an important advantage in developing new opportunities for the University.

A devoted member of the McMaster community since his graduation in 1979, Trull has volunteered considerable time and energy to other
organizations. He has served as the vice-president of the National
Association of Canadian Clubs and trustee of Hillfield Strathallan
College, was founding president of the Canadian Council for the
Advancement of Education (Ontario) and is a past board member of the
United Way of Halton Burlington.