Paul Herring

Chief Advancement Officer

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Paul Herring is a chief advancement officer at Texas Tech University, where he is responsible for corporation and foundation gifts to the university as well as fundraising operations for the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, Rawls College of Business and the School of Law.

Herring joined Texas Tech University as executive senior director of development and external relations for the Rawls College of Business, overseeing development and external relations for the college.

A fundraising professional entering his 10th year in higher education, Herring has served as associate vice president of development and external relations for St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, vice president of development for Palmer Home for Children, and director of development for science and technology at the University of Southern Mississippi. He began his career with a decade of successful corporate sales at First Data Corporation.

Herring is a native of Hattiesburg, Miss., and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the nationally-ranked public relations program at The University of Alabama. He and his wife, Beth, together with their three children love being a part of the Red Raider family.