UNCP Foundation


The UNCP Foundation, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit corporation chartered in 1968 for the purpose of seeking, accepting, and administering the full range of private contributions for The University of North Carolina at Pembroke. The mission of the Foundation is to build positive working relationships between UNC Pembroke and the communities it serves; give leadership to the development of resources for programs not funded or partially funded by the State; approve programs to be funded from identified resources; promote the welfare and future development of UNCP; supervise the administration of such funds; and provide a formal mechanism for identifying and utilizing volunteers to realize these stated goals.


The UNCP Foundation, Inc. is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of UNCP alumni and friends who share in the pride of the University’s history and who are committed to its promise in the years to come.

In order to build a greater UNC Pembroke, the Foundation seeks financial support through annual gifts, capital campaigns, planned or deferred gifts and other ongoing fundraising programs.

It is the responsibility of the Foundation’s Directors to manage and disburse assets prudently within a policy that encourages the enhancement of the resources of the Foundation.

The Board has the fiduciary responsibility of managing the activities and affairs of the Foundation, subject to accepted business practices.:


The UNCP Foundation, Inc. is a qualified charitable organization under sec. 501(c)(3), 509(a)(1) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) of the IRS Code. It is an active not-for-profit NC Corporation certified by the Secretary of NC under the laws of the State of NC as in Chapter 55A of the GS of NC and the several amendments thereto. Contributions to the University through the Foundation qualify as tax deductions as provided under current tax law.



No photo availableRandall Jones, Chair
Pembroke, NC




James MartinJames Martin, Vice Chair
Lumberton, NC




Mac CampbellMac Campbell, Immediate Past Chair
Elizabethtown, NC




No photo availableEdward Brooks, Secretary
Pembroke, NC




Kenny SpaydKenny Spayd, Treasurer
Interim VC for Finance and Administration




Mark GogalMark Gogal
Interim VC of Advancement






Cherry BeasleyCherry Beasley 
Lumberton, NC




No photo availableLinda Branch
Lumberton, NC




Robin CummingsRobin Cummings, Chancellor
Pembroke, NC



Jim GaneJim Gane
High Point, NC




No photo availableRon Gibson
Laurel Hill, NC




Mickey GregoryMickey Gregory 
Lumberton, NC




David McNeillDavid McNeill
Aberdeen, NC




Don MetzgerDon Metzger
UNCP BOT Representative
Lumberton, NC




John MastersJohn Masters
Lumberton, NC




Carl PeedCarl Peed
Oak Hill, VA




No photo availableFulton Smith
Red Springs, NC




Lenore TaylorLenore Taylor
Lumberton, NC




Owen ThomasOwen Thomas 
UNCP Alumni Association Representative 
Lumberton, NC