Tim Hausman, J.D., Ph.D.

Senior Director, Corporate Relations & Campus Initiatives

University of Missouri

Since 2001, Tim Hausman has worked across several academic units at the University of Missouri in major gift and senior management roles. He began his fundraising career at MU as a development officer in the School of Medicine and then moved to the School of Health Professions where he launched that school’s first development office. This was followed by senior appointments in the Colleges of Engineering, Business, and Arts & Science. His tenure at MU has included two comprehensive campaigns, both raising more than $1 billion.


His current role is a newly-established position leading the coordination of MU’s fundraising efforts in support of a new program and building for the University’s Precision Medicine Initiative. This initiative is currently the highest priority across the University of Missouri System and includes plans for a $225 million interdisciplinary facility.


Prior to his career at MU, Tim served eight years as Assistant Attorney General in the Governmental Affairs Division of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. He also served as a judicial clerk in the Supreme Court of Missouri for Chief Justice Ann K. Covington following the completion of his J.D. from MU in 1992. He earned a Ph.D. in higher education administration in 2016 from MU and serves as an adjunct professor in the College of Education where he teaches a graduate-level course, Introduction to Postsecondary Law.


He has also served in numerous volunteer leadership roles with national organizations including the Engineering Development Forum's executive committee and the board of NACRO: The Network of Academic Corporate Relations Officers, where he provided leadership to the membership and marketing committees.

Tim earned a B.S. in business administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.