- B.A. in History and Economics at the College of the Holy Cross
- J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law
Edward Thompson, Vice President for Advancement, Molloy College. Mr. Thompson has led the College’s efforts in marketing, fundraising, grants, and external partnership activities since 1998. During his tenure at Molloy, his team has raised in excess of $100 million for scholarships, general operations and major capital projects. He also has lead a robust marketing effort that has significantly raised the institution’s public profile in recent years, including a 100 percent increase in enrollment. Committed to engaged civil discourse, he co-founded the Energeia Partnership, the Academy for Regional Stewardship at Molloy College. Energeia now boasts several hundred members dedicated to transformation on Long Island. He also oversees the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College, an organization committed to education and public policy on sustainability issues.
Ed received his B.A. in History and Economics at the College of the Holy Cross, his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law, studied comparative law at the London School of Economics and completed the Institute for Educational Management program at the Harvard University School of Education. Mr. Thompson serves as Vice Chair of the board of Fans For the Cure, a prostate cancer prevention group; as a member of the Executive Committee of the board of the Energeia Partnership; as a member of the board Vision Long Island, a smart growth advocacy group. He has previously served as Chair of the Long Island Neighborhood Network and served on the Board of Long Island Transportation Management.