John D. Crawford
Vice President for University Advancement
Regional Center for Continuing Education (901 N. Patterson St.)

The Division of University Advancement is charged with engaging alumni and friends and securing private gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations to support the mission of the University. All gifts are received and managed by the Valdosta State University Foundation, Inc., an institutionally related 501(c)3 non-profit foundation. University Advancement is also responsible for the support of all University events through the efforts of the Office of Event Services. The Office of Alumni Relations plans and executes activities and programs that encourage alumni to engage in a life-long relationship with the University. University Advancement also provides information and advocates the University’s position on a variety of issues to public officials and policy makers at the local, state, and national levels of government.