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Brother Henry M. Goodgame (Fall 1981) Named VP Of Alumni Engagement And External Relations At Moreho


May 16, 2018 Dear Morehouse Faculty, Staff, and Students: I am pleased to announce that Henry Goodgame ’84 has been promoted to Vice President for External Relations and Alumni Engagement. He will manage all special events, alumni affairs, local and governmental relations, and Presidential outreach on behalf of Morehouse College. He begins his new role on June 1, 2018. Henry, a native of Birmingham, Ala., brings more than 25 years of experience and a wealth of institutional knowledge to his new executive office. His direct reports will include the Offices of Alumni Engagement, Event Support Services,Transportation Services, and External Affairs staff. Henry will also serve as Morehouse’s Atlanta University Center Representative for all AUC-related events and committees on behalf of the President. In addition, as a board member of the National Alumni Association and my outreach officer, he will oversee the alignment of goals and objectives between the Alumni Association and the Parents Association. He will also continue to coordinate the College’s premier fundraiser, “A Candle in the Dark” Gala, which has raised more than $20 million for student scholarships. Henry has been a trusted advisor to five Presidents and three Acting Presidents. He joined the staff of Morehouse College in 1993 when President Leroy Keith appointed him to serve as Director of Alumni Relations and Major Gifts. In this capacity, he planned and implemented the College’s first Major Gifts recognition program. Over the years, Henry has managed many successful special events and alumni capital campaigns, which have led to increased alumni giving, participation, and support for the College. Some of those events include the “A Candle in the Dark” Gala, Reunion, and the Alumni Experience Homecoming Tailgate, which draws more 20,000 people to the campus annually and has led to increased alumni giving and support for the College. Henry holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and computer science from Morehouse College. He also earned a Certification in Management from the IBM School of Business Technology and Management while working at IBM Corp. as an advisory client representative and an executive from 1985-1993. An active community servant, Henry is a professional member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the National Advisory Board of the UNCF Alumni Council. He serves as chair of the Advisory Board of Summerbridge Breakthrough Alumni Network, the President’s Cabinet, and the Board of Directors of the Morehouse College National Alumni Association. Henry is also a member of Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, and a Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., for which he has served as co-advisor of the Alpha Rho Chapter for nearly 20 years. Let’s congratulate Henry Goodgame on his promotion and welcome him to the College’s Executive Leadership Team (ELT)

Morehouse President David A. Thomas


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