Thomas J. Harvey, the director of the Nonprofit Excellence Program at the University of Notre Dame, joined the staff of the Mendoza College of Business in 2005. Over the course of his 40-year career, Harvey has led local and national organizations committed to confronting the challenges of poverty, discrimination, access to health care and human services. In October 2003, the Council on Social Work Education chose Harvey as one of the 50 pioneers within the field of social work during the past 50 years, which was highlighted in the group’s published work, Celebrating Social Work: Faces and Voices of the Formative Years.
Harvey co-authored the book Nonprofit Governance, which was published by Corby Publishing, LLC. He received an MS from the Columbia University School of Social Work, a BA and Master’s degree in Theology from the Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, and a BA in Philosophy from St. Charles Borromeo College in Philadelphia.