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Our Work

Division Units and the UNC Foundation

The Division of Development and Alumni Relations is responsible for managing university advancement. Teams within the division specialize in alumni relations, development, and operations and annual giving. Staff work in close coordination with the UNC Foundation and university leadership.  Visit the directory to connect with a member of the staff or contact alumni@unco.edu for general questions and assistance.

Alumni Relations

Alumni relations and advancement communication staff are responsible for informing and engaging thousands of alumni and friends around the world. Visit the UNC alumni website for information regarding the UNC Alumni Association, university events, alumni career services, alumni publications, and volunteer boards and alumni networks. The staff also organize alumni involvement in hiring and mentoring UNC students, assist marketing and enrollment in promoting the university brand, and manage alumni outreach on behalf of the academic colleges and programs.


Every gift to UNC, no matter the size or designation, will make a difference in the education of our students, the research of our faculty, and in the service that we provide our community.  To facilitate UNC's advancement, the university's centralized development team works closely with local, national and corporate constituents to connect donor passion with institutional priorities. Visit the Campaign for UNC website for information regarding the success of the campaign and the impact of philanthropy at UNC.


Operations and Annual Giving

Advancement operations and annual giving staff oversee direct mail and telephone solicitation, prospect research, prospect and portfolio management, donor and alumni analytics, reporting, gift processing, and fulfill university requests for gift and alumni data. Visit advancement services and annual giving pages to learn more.


UNC Foundation

Founded in 1966, the UNC Foundation is entrusted to steward the donations made in support of UNC. As a registered non-profit, the Foundation is governed by a volunteer board of directors. Contact the UNC Foundation with questions regarding endowments and fund balances.

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