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Leadership Cultivation - University Advancement

UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT - link to complete division plan


GOAL: Establish a culture of philanthropy where our entire community (donors, alumni, friends, faculty, staff and community members) have opportunities to engage with our mission in meaningful ways.

Educate deans, faculty, and staff on the role and ROI of Advancement and engage them in creating a culture of philanthrop  
Enhance Development Communications and Stewardship functions  
Develop a university-wide collaborative fundraising plan for more integrated annual giving and structured campaign(s) aligned with the university’s strategic priorities, which includes active leadership/participation of faculty and staff  
Activate the SSU Alumni Association as the primary alumni engagement organization  
Increase the number of alumni, friends, and students participating as active volunteers, advocates, and board members  
Continue to improve and enhance Advancement division initiatives in alumni engagement, annual giving, strategic communications,
advancement operations and major gift fundraising
Identify and develop our institution's boards to support a culture of giving and philanthropy  
Create and implement a stewardship plan for individual and corporate donors  


GOAL: Position the Alumni Association as a vibrant and robust community that engages alumni in meaningful ways and prepares students to become engaged alumni

Undergo Strategic Planning session with the Alumni Associaiton Board of Directors to align and integrate with Advancement and University Strategic Plans