The Division of University Advancement is comprised of four departments including Alumni Relations, Development, University Marketing Communications and UWF Foundation. These departments work together to advance the overall strategic priorities of the University of West Florida. The mission of the division is to enhance the quality of a UWF education by building understanding, loyalty and support for the university's mission among its alumni and friends, and to encourage charitable gifts in support of university priorities while providing effective stewardship of those gifts.
To encourage and support relationships that benefit the University of West Florida by seeking out strategic opportunities that increase visibility, build affinity, facilitate engagement, inspire giving, and steward the generosity of our alumni, donors, friends, students, faculty and staff.
To create a campus-wide culture of philanthropy which embraces the philosophies of affinity, engagement and giving to guide every project, initiative, program and decision as we advance the mission, vision, and values of the University of West Florida.
We are knowledgeable and competent in our work, always seeking improvement, we provide a high level of friendly service to our internal and external constituents, we respect all team members and appreciate their roles on our team.
We are accountable for individual and team goals; we demonstrate a "can do" attitude.
We hare honest, ethical, and direct in our relationships with the University's alumni and friends and with other team members; we model and promote good stewardship of the resources provided to UWF by taxpayers, students and donors.
Driven by Mission:
We support the University's student-centered mission; we support University and Division goals as a means to positively affect the lives of UWF students.
Our words and actions represent the University with enthusiam, loyalty and pride; we celebrate our successes.