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Mission Statement

The mission of Institutional Advancement is to enhance the financial vitality of the Southern University System (SUS), and promote its image in the corporate and philanthropic giving communities in order to build the System's financial capacities and enhance its overall visibility.


To institute an organized program for obtaining gifts and institutional support from alumni, friends, faculty, staff, private corporations, organizations, private foundations, and public entities for both annual and long-term needs based upon System priorities.


To create an awareness of the financial and institutional needs of the Southern University System and seek ways in which these needs can be met through private and public support.