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FSU selects alumna to serve as next vice president for University Advancement

Florida State University President Richard McCullough announced today the selection of Marla Vickers as the university’s next vice president for University Advancement and president of the FSU Foundation. Vickers starts Oct. 1. Vickers, an FSU alumna who currently serves as associate vice president of Advancement in the Division of Advancement & Alumni Engagement at Emory […]

Iansiti takes helm of FSU Foundation Board of Trustees after historic fundraising year

Christopher E. Iansiti has assumed the role of chair of the Florida State University Foundation Board of Trustees. He succeeds Nancy McKay, who chaired the board the previous two years, including a fiscal-year 2022 that saw more than $93 million in gifts and pledges from alumni and supporters – the second-highest giving year in a […]

Michael Hartline to serve as interim VP for advancement, president of FSU Foundation

Florida State University President Richard McCullough has appointed Michael Hartline, dean of the College of Business, to serve as interim vice president for university advancement and president of the FSU Foundation. Hartline succeeds Andy Jhanji, who stepped down as interim vice president and president of the foundation after serving in the role since July 2020. […]

11th annual FSU’s Great Give sees highest donor count in campaign history

The 11th annual FSU’s Great Give broke a campaign record and amassed 4,537 donors in only 24 hours, exceeding its goal of 4,500 donors. FSU supporters rallied together and raised $1,693,923 during the annual day of giving, which took place March 9. FSU’s Great Give saw contributions from donors living in all 50 states and […]

FSU’s Great Give to focus on donors for 11th anniversary

University’s Annual Giving Day Set for March 9 The Florida State University community will join together on March 9 for FSU’s Great Give, the university’s 11th annual giving day. This year, the million-dollar day is shifting its focus to donors, setting a goal of reaching 4,500 in only 24 hours. Sarishni Patel, director of annual […]

FSU Foundation receives $100,000 grant from Truist to expand programming for first-generation students

The Florida State University Foundation has received a $100,000 grant from Truist Financial Corporation through its Truist Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund at The Winston-Salem Foundation, to expand programming and improve retention and graduation rates for first-generation students and those disadvantaged by economic circumstances. The grant will be used to aid first-generation students, students with […]

Eighth annual FSU’s Great Give surpasses goal, sets records in support of university initiatives

Florida State University supporters across the country came together to do something great during FSU’s Great Give, the university’s 36-hour giving campaign. In its eighth year, FSU’s Great Give surpassed its $500,000 goal, raising $774,979 for academic projects, programs, scholarships and student activities at the university. The annual event, which took place March 28-29, drew […]

FSU’s Great Give: University’s 36-hour online giving campaign set for March 22-23

The Florida State University community will unite to support the university by participating in the seventh annual FSU’s Great Give, a 36-hour online giving campaign that raises funds for a wide variety of academic projects, programs, scholarships and student activities at FSU. Gifts can be made online at greatgive.fsu.edu from 9 a.m., March 22 through […]

FSU’s Great Give sets record in support of university programs, scholarships

FSU’s Great Give, Florida State University’s 36-hour online giving campaign, recorded its most successful campaign to date, raising $336,863 — more than $100,000 than last year — for academic programs, student activities and scholarships.  The sixth annual event, which took place March 30-31, showed a 61.5 percent increase in dollars donated and a significant increase […]

FSU’s ‘Great Give’ online fundraising campaign set for March 30-31

Friends of Florida State University around the globe will unite by participating in the sixth annual FSU’s Great Give, a 36-hour online giving campaign that supports a wide variety of academic projects, programs, scholarships and student activities at FSU.  Gifts can be made online at greatgive.fsu.edu from 9 a.m. March 30 to 9 p.m. March […]