Hannah Peters

SVP, Institutional Advancement at Brandeis University

Hannah Peters is the Interim Senior Vice President of Institutional Advancement at Brandeis University. Hannah was previously the Associate Dean of Development & External Relations at Harvard Divinity School, where they successfully planned and led the school's first comprehensive fundraising campaign in more than a decade. Prior to their work at Harvard Divinity School, Peters was the Associate Dean of External Relations at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design. During their time at Harvard, they increased gifts and pledges by 166%. Peters is a seasoned development professional with a proven track record in building relationships, leading teams, and increasing visibility and fundraising success for their institution.

Hannah Peters started their educational career at Berkshire Country Day School. Hannah then went on to study Humanities in International Affairs at Georgetown University, where they earned their BSFS. After working for a few years, Peters decided to return to school to study Media and Communication at Columbia | SIPA, where they earned their MIA.

Hannah Peters reports to Ronald D. Liebowitz, President. They are on a team with Raymond Lu Ming Ou - Vice Provost of Student Affairs, Dan Kim - Senior Vice President for Communications, Marketing and External Relations, and William R. O’Reilly - Chief of Staff & Senior Advisor to the President.


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  • SVP, Institutional Advancement

    Current role

  • Interim Senior Vice President, Institutional Advancement

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