University Advancement maximizes philanthropic support of the University’s teaching, research and service missions through an integrated system of shared services and resources that expands opportunities for outreach and engagement and fosters strategic alliances. The division focuses on its key priorities by collaborating with and providing coordination, analytics and professional development for the fundraising and alumni engagement programs of multi-campus UNC System. Additionally, University Advancement sustains its culture of philanthropy through private giving towards inter-institutional and system-wide initiatives that impacts our state, the nation and the world. 

The University of North Carolina System appreciates the many alumni, organizations and friends whose support creates the margin of excellence for which our institutions and affiliated entities have become known.

Support the UNC System

For assistance related to development and philanthropic support, please contact Timothy Minor, Vice President for Advancement, by calling (919) 962-4231. To give to the UNC System, please complete this online give form.

Support Your Campus

Each of the 17 institutions of the UNC System has its own unique identity, academic strengths, and development vision. Learn how to make a gift that matters.

UNC SYSTEM CHIEF ADVANCEMENT OFFICERS

UNC System Office

  • Timothy A. Minor
    Vice President for University Advancement
    (919) 962-4231
  • Vacant
    Assistant Vice President for Development Strategy and Operations 
  • Felicia Umstead
    Executive Assistant to Vice President for University Advancement
    (919) 962-4231

Appalachian State University

  • Jane Barghothi
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (828) 262-2090 
  • Will Sears
    Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
    (828) 262-6689
  • Nancy Dunfee
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (828) 262-2340 

East Carolina University

  • Christopher Dyba
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (252) 328-9595
  • Kendra Alexander
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
    (252) 328-9566
  • Maha Banning
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (252) 328-9565

Elizabeth City State University

Fayetteville State University

North Carolina Arboretum

  • Vacant
    Director of Public Engagement
    (828) 665-2492

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

  • Kenneth E. Sigmon
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (336) 334-7600
  • Relisha Mercer
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
    (336) 334-7600
  • Stephanie Crisp
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (252) 334-7600

North Carolina Central University

  • Gia Soublet, Ph. D
    Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
    (919) 530-7856
  • Susan Hester
    Associate Vice Chancellor for Development
    (919) 530-7400
  • Sheri Lisbey
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
    (919) 530-7856

North Carolna School of Science and Mathematics

  • Barbara Coury
    Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement 
    (919) 416-2866
  • April Horton
    Executive Director of Development
    (919) 416-2830
  • Ellen Stone
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement
    (919) 416-2865

North Carolina State University

  • Brian Sischo
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (919) 515-3226
  • Jim Broschart
    Associate Vice Chancellor 
    (919) 515-9086
  • Maggie Musick
    Interim Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (919) 515-9085
  • Molly Wilkison
    Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (919) 515-9086

Public Media North Carolina

University of North Carolina Asheville

  • Kirk Swenson
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (828) 251-6881
  • Michelle Mattox
    Associate Vice Chancellor of Major Gifts and Campaign Management
    (828) 258-7683
  • Amanda Fensterer
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (828) 251-6881

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • David Routh
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (919) 962-0329
  • Cynthia Butler
    Senior Associate Vice Chancellor 
    (919) 962-0329
  • Piper Finn
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement 
    (919) 962-0329
  • Sydney Tennyson
    Executive Assistant to Senior Associate Vice Chancellor 
    (919) 962-3292

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

  • Niles Sorensen
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (704) 687-7201
  • Beth Crigler
    Associate Vice Chancellor 
    (704) 687-7677
  • Tanisha Sewell
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement 
    (704) 687-7677

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

  • Beth Fischer
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (336) 334-5679
  • Kristine Davidson
    Associate Vice Chancellor 
    (336) 334-5679
  • Andreas Nasser
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement 
    (336) 334-5478
  • Kelly Caudle
    Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Chancellor
    (336) 256-1244

University of North Carolina at Pembroke

  • Steve Varley
    Vice Chancellor for Advancement
    (910) 521-6184
  • Vacant
    Assistant Vice Chancellor for Advancement
  • Latosha Locklear
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for Advancement
    (919) 521-6184

University of North Carolina Press

University of North Carolina School of the Arts

University of North Carolina Wilmington

  • Eddie Stuart
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (910) 962-3626
  • Missy Kennedy
    Senior Associate Vice Chancellor
    (910) 962-2049 
  • Jennifer Groves
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (919) 962-3626

Western Carolina University

  • Jamie Raynor
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (828) 227-3054
  • Stephanie Drum Edwards
    Executive Assistant to Interim Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (828) 227-3054

Winston-Salem State University

  • LaTanya Afolayan
    Vice Chancellor for University Advancement & Executive Director of WSSU Foundation
    (336) 750-3159
  • Edward Shealy
    Executive Assistant to Vice Chancellor for University Advancement
    (336) 750-2184