Portrait of Ernie Iseminger

Ernie Iseminger is vice president for advancement at Claremont Graduate University.

With more than 25 years of experience in higher education advancement, Iseminger works with senior administration, trustees, and academic deans to develop fundraising and alumni engagement strategies that highlight, leverage, and support the meaningful work being done by CGU students, faculty, and alumni.

Before joining CGU, Iseminger was vice president for development and external relations at nearby Claremont McKenna College, where he led the college’s record-breaking $635-million capital campaign, The Campaign for Claremont McKenna. Prior to that, he was senior associate vice president for development at the George Washington University. He also served as vice president for development and alumni affairs at Oberlin College, where he completed the college’s $176-million capital campaign.

Iseminger holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Washington State University.