Moves to Donor Relations Post
A. Oxendine, a Pembroke native and 1997 UNCP graduate, has accepted
the position of director of Donor Relations.
Ms. Oxendine, formerly
director of the Office of Alumni Relations, began
her service in the office of Donor Relations on July 15. She reports
to Dr. Glen Burnette, Jr., Vice Chancellor of the Office of Advancement.
"We are excited
to have Ms. Oxendine in this newly-titled position of director of Donor
Relations," Dr. Burnette said. "The Office of Donor Relations
is responsible for various fundraising activities and focuses on stewardship
practices of current university donors."
The Office of Donor
Relations designs, implements, and manages the university's central
donor relations and stewardship program, including the Chancellor's
Club, for the Office of Advancement. Ms. Oxendine is Executive Director
for the Chancellor's Club.
The director sustains
connections between the university and key constituents - donors, prospects,
and leadership volunteers and provides the lead assistance in cultivation
of present donors while supporting the university's fundraising mission.
"I had the
opportunity to travel and meet many alumni and made numerous good friends
during my tenure as alumni director," Ms. Oxendine said. "We
have wonderful alumni who give of their time, talents, and treasures
to support this university."
she gained in the Alumni Relations office makes her an excellent fit
for this job," said Dr. Burnette in speaking about Ms. Oxendine's
many qualifications for the new position.
Ms. Oxendine said
the best part of her new position is working with the many donors, alumni,
and friends of the university. "The constituent base whom I am
working with is broader now, but my mission is the same as it was for
the alumni - to keep them (donors) informed, involved, and close to
For more information
about the Office of Donor Relations or the Office of Advancement,
please call 910.521.6213.
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