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Academic Excellence and Innovation - University Advancement

UNIVERSITY ADVANCEMENT - link to complete division plan


GOAL: Successfully achieve annual fundraising goal every year.

Increase the number of donors participating in the SSU Annual Fund and Alumni giving programs, with a focus on involving parents and other allies
Work with individual schools and divisions to implement coordinated Annual Fund campaigns and appeals based on the university-
wide fundraising plan
Support Directors of Development to prioritize direct relationship building with major donors and prospects and thereby achieve annual fundraising goals
Steward Nichols Society Members and OLLI students and set benchmarks for growing the planned giving program
Keep up with current best practices and be sure all team members have access to professional development opportunities
Establish early and detailed goals to support our annual fundraising plan. Visit on a regular basis to adjust and make timely changes.
Consider reorgaizing some Directors of Development work to focus less on school support and more on joint support of high-priority projects (e.g. first-generation/low-income programs, maker initatives, etc.)