William Conner has nearly 40 years experience as a management consultant in philanthropy and development.
Meet the Team
The Alumni and Development Office is here to help Wolfson develop and maintain good relationships with its alumni and friends and to help them to stay in touch with College and with each other by organising events and producing publications.
We also fundraise for the College, encouraging alumni and friends of the College to support Wolfson so that it can continue to be a university leader for graduate study. We are always very happy to meet and hear from our alumni so please do let us know your views about your College and any ideas about how to participate in our work.
William J. Conner, Development Director
William heads the Development Office and is in charge of Wolfson's fundraising strategy, aswell as being responsible for Major Gifts. Please contact William if you are interested in supporting the College.
Phone: +44 (0) 1865 284333
Kathie Mackay, Senior Development Officer
Kathie ensures the Office continues to function and is the first point of contact for all gift queries, publications, legacies and general office related matters. She also looks after William Conners diary and is the best point of contact for enquires regarding future meetings.
Phone: +44 (0) 1865 611041
Clare Norton, Development Officer
Clare helps manage the data, communications and helps organise the alumni events programme. She also provides administrative support to the Development and Alumni Relations Office.
Phone: +44 (0) 1865 611042
6 November 2017Aris Lecture 2017
This year's lecture will be delivered by Emeritus Professor, University of Oslo, Per Kvaerne and Tenzin Kesang of Dharamsala.30 October 2017The Ronald Syme Lecture: Migration and the Metropolis: How ancient Rome stayed great
Professor Greg Woolf delivers the Ronald Syme Lecture this year.23 October 2017Imagining the Divine: Exhibition
Wolfson scholars collaborate on a unique exhibition on the art of major world religions at the Ashmolean Museum.
Lectures and Seminars23 - 23Nov NovTravelling and Filming in GandharaThursday 23 November -5:00pm to 6:30pm
In this public lecture of the Classical Art Research Centre's Gandhara Connections project, the historian and broadcaster Michael Wood will be showing film footage and talking about his travels in the area of ancient Gandhara (roughly northern Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan) in the course of more than thirty years of documentary film making.Parties and Dinners23 - 23Nov NovGuest NightThursday 23 November -7:30pm to 10:00pm
Guest Night dinners take place on Thursdays during full term and are open to all members of College and Common Room. They provide a convivial atmosphere and the chance to meet other Wolfsonians as well as entertaining guests. Dress code is smart (no gowns). Pre-dinner drinks are normally at 7.00 pm, followed by dinner at 7.30 pm.Clubs & Societies24 - 24Nov NovCsontváry, Painter of the Sun’s PathFriday 24 November -8:00pm to 10:00pm
An illustrated talk about Csontváry’s life and art, based on the ‘Csontváry's paintings in Transylvania’ 2016 exhibition in Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc).