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MissionUniversity Advancement positions USC Upstate as a leading metropolitan university by securing private support, corporate and community investment, and public advocacy to attain the essential margin of quality necessary to close the gap between reality and its mission.
Purpose/GoalConsistent with the vision of USC Upstate and its metropolitan mission, the Office of University Advancement will leverage the capacity of varied resources to provide for the institution's continued growth, projected as a function of program expansion and demographic change. University Advancement will establish public-private partnerships, commit to the achievements of the master plan by 2008, and secure the infrastructure and technology requirements of a world class institution.
University Advancement will address the priorities of USC Upstate through the successful development of relationships with individuals, alumni and corporate leaders and through partnerships with foundations, governmental agendas and corporate entities. The strategies employed by University Advancement will focus on growth and continuous improvement.
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Administrative AssistantSamantha Bauer
Interim Vice Chancellor for University AdvancementInterim Director of the USC Upstate FoundationDonald Hale
Director of Development and Foundation ScholarshipsBea Walters Smith
Director of Annual GivingStephen Frey
Director of Alumni Relations
Charlianne Wyatt Nestlen '03
Director of Advancement ServicesYolanda Robinson
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USC UpstateAdministration Building800 University WaySpartanburg, SC 29303Phone: 864-503-5234Fax: 864-503-5264Email the Advancement Office
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The University of South Carolina Upstate is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate and masters degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia, 30033 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of USC Upstate. Comments or Complaints?