Thomas P. Campbell, the director and CEO of New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced the appointment of Clyde B. Jones III to the newly created position of senior vice president for institutional advancement.
Jones currently serves as president of the University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Medical and Health Sciences Foundation. As senior vice president, Jones will work in partnership with incoming president Daniel H. Weiss, Campbell, curators, trustees, and the museum’s 90-person fundraising team to “broaden the museum’s engagement with current and prospective donors locally, nationally, and internationally.”
“Clyde comes to the Museum with outstanding fundraising experience, coupled with a personal commitment to culture and art that will only strengthen his leadership of our development activities,” Campbell said in a statement released to press. “I look forward to introducing him to our generous community of supporters and to working with him to advance the Met’s future plans.”