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Division of Institutional Advancement


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Vice Chancellor 
Institutional Advancement

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Institutional Advancement
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Phone: (910) 672-1661
Fax: (910) 672-1663

Vice Chancellor's Senior Staff



Associate Vice Chancellor,
Development/Campaign Manager

Ben Minter Fayetteville State University

Ben Minter
Assistant Vice Chancellor,
Marketing and Special Events

Jeffery Womble Fayetteville State University

Jeffrey Womble
Associate Vice Chancellor,

Clanton Johnson Fayetteville State University

Clanton Johnson
Director, Advancement Services

YaKima Rhinehart

YaKima Rhinehart 
Senior Director of Alumni Affairs

Tamara Brothers

Tamara Brothers 
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations


Treva Bentley

Treva Bentley
Executive Assistant

Welcome to the Fayetteville State University Institutional Advancement web portal. We are here to connect you with the tremendous opportunities to partner, support and participate with the University and its vast programming. The division is responsible for all development and fundraising-related activities and the planning and organization of university relations and public affairs programs.



The division is organized to conduct the major following functions:


                Major gifts solicitation

                Annual giving and relationship management

                Planned giving

                Corporate and foundation giving

                Alumni Relations

                Capital Campaign Planning and Implementation

                Gift processing and acknowledgement

                Prospect research

                Integrated branding and marketing

                Public relations

                Special Events

                Crisis communications




All areas are headed and staffed by competent and dedicated professionals committed to the Advancement of Fayetteville State University.

Additionally, the Division coordinates and works in concert with the FSU National Alumni Association and the FSU Foundation in conjunction with an extraordinary compliment of volunteers who have dedicated themselves to assist the University with its broad and specific fundraising and external relations agenda.

Please join Fayetteville State University and all of its stakeholders, particularly its alumni in our collective quest to provide students with the highest quality learning experience that will produce global citizens, leaders and change agents to shape the future of the state, region, nation and world.

A Constituent Institution of The University of North Carolina