San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2014
The School of Management at the University of San Francisco (USF) is pleased to announce Marco Tavanti as a new faculty member in the Department of Public and Nonprofit Administration. Professor Tavanti will serve as the Program Director for the Master of Nonprofit Administration.
Marco Tavanti is an international development scholar whose experience stretches more than 25 years and whose work has taken him to more than 18 countries in Europe, East Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. His teaching in sustainable development, leadership ethics, intercultural diversity, and NGO management is grounded in Jesuit values and his scholarship is an embodiment of the University’s mission to be of service to humankind.
“I do believe that the private and academic sector has the social responsibility to make the world a better place,” said Tavanti. “Working with my colleagues in a Jesuit university whose motto is ‘change the world from here’ is exciting and promising. The philanthropic vitality and global dynamics of San Francisco and the Bay Area are huge assets for the Master in Nonprofit Administration. I am proud and eager to contribute to this process.”
A systems thinker, Tavanti’s scholarship aims at providing practical and integrated solutions to issues in international development and poverty reduction. His research methods are participatory in nature and directed at building international capacity in leaders, organizations, and institutions. Through his teaching he inspires globally engaged leaders while building professional capacity through international managerial skills across sectors.
Marco Tavanti joins the Master of Nonprofit Administration faculty who are committed to creating a rich educational environment, enabling students to help nonprofit organizations provide quality programs and services, and impact public policy to achieve social change.
To request interviews with Marco Tavanti, or to learn more about the Master of Nonprofit Administration, please contact Anne-Marie Devine at (415) 422-2697 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the University of San Francisco
The University of San Francisco School of Management is located in the heart of one of the world's most innovative and stunning cities and is home to a vibrant academic community of students and faculty who achieve excellence in their fields. Its diverse student body enjoys direct access to faculty, small classes, and outstanding opportunities in the city itself. USF is San Francisco's first university, and its Jesuit Catholic mission helps ignite a student's passion for social justice and a desire to “Change the World from Here.” For more information, please visit http://www.usfca.edu.