The division's offices accomplish a wide array of tasks to keep IUP's constituents connected to the university, to engage volunteers, and to act as good stewards for those who support the university.

  • Advancement Services, 724-357-5662
    Manages biographical and other data, acts as the receiving arm for gifts to the university, oversees gift reporting.

  • Alumni and Constituent Engagement, 724-357-7942
    Plans and hosts most events for alumni, manages the online alumni community, oversees the Distinguished Alumni Awards program, Alumni Reunion Weekend, and the alumni portion of Homecoming weekend.

  • Development/Fundraising, 724-357-2324
    Developing financial support for the university, this area includes Annual Giving and Phonathon, major giving, development research, and donor relations.

  • Engagement and University Events, 724-357-2145
    Manages over 250 events of various types each year, focusing on the President's entertaining schedule and other major university events, and working with many campus departments to help develop, implement, and support IUP events.

  • Strategic Partnerships, 724-357-3317
    Initiates and manages partnerships of corporations, foundations, community agencies, and government with IUP. Initiates and coordinates university-wide fundraising efforts for multiple academic and program areas.

IUP partners with the Foundation for IUP and the IUP Alumni Association. The University Advancement team works closely with both.