The Vice President for University Advancement manages and oversees the offices of University Development, University Communications and Alumni Relations, as well as provides initiative, direction and oversight for the university's governmental relations activities.
Who We Are
University Advancement generates the external recognition, support and financial resources the university needs to carry out its mission and to achieve its aspirational goals.
What We Do
Working with alumni, parents, donors and the community, University Advancement broadens the resources available to the university to enhance academic quality and strengthen the region.
All units of University Advancement work together to bring recognition and resources to the university. University Advancement carries out its mission through the following operating units:
Fresno State's Alumni Association reconnects and grows relationships with alumni and the community. University Communications builds better understanding of the university on campus and throughout the region. University Development works closely with faculty, volunteers and donors to help meet school, college and program-specific needs. The division, under the direction of the Vice President for University Advancement, provides support to the university community with regional, state and federal relations matters, including Fresno State advocacy and legislative and constituent issues.