About Tom LaForgia
Tom LaForgia is a Master of Public Administration candidate concentrating in nonprofit management and serves as the graduate assistant for the MPA program in the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs at Seton Hall University. His thesis, Changing Nonprofit Mission Statements: Examining the Nation’s Top Liberal Arts Colleges analyzes the shifting of missions at the nation’s top undergraduate liberal arts institutions toward a professional-orientation and calls for a renewed dedication to the true components of liberal education. Tom has worked in the nonprofit sector for five years in both higher education and public media and has experience in admissions, financial aid, development, and academic program management. For the time being, Tom resides in Northern New Jersey.