Biography

As Vice President for Institutional Advancement, Joseph Taylor oversees the College’s Alumni Affairs and Resource Development Programs and serves as Emory & Henry’s Chief Development Officer. As a member of the College’s Executive Council, he plays a role in helping to formulate institutional priorities and strategies to achieve the mission of Emory & Henry College. Previously, Mr. Taylor served as Executive Director for the Miller Center Foundation, the supporting arm of the Miller Center of Public Affairs, a prominent government policy and presidential history institute situated at The University of Virginia. Before that, Mr. Taylor was Vice President for Development at the Montpelier Foundation, an affiliated organization of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which oversees the Center for the Constitution and Montpelier, the historic home of James and Dolley Madison in Orange, Virginia. Mr. Taylor has also held executive positions at Albany Law School of Union University and University at Albany/State University of New York. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Manhattan College and pursued graduate study at University at Albany and the College of St. Rose.

Educational Background