Phillip Adams Leaves Norfolk State University

09 Aug 2012 10:29 PM | Valencia Jowers (Administrator)

Phillip D. Adams, a 200+ member, is now vice president for university advancement at Savannah State University in Georgia.

Adams left Norfolk State University, where he was vice president for university advancement and executive director of the NSU Foundation since 2007, to assume the new post in mid-June.

He will direct all university programs related to fundraising and oversee the offices of Alumni Affairs, Marketing and Communications, Development and Development Services. He will also be the university’s chief advancement officer and orchestrate comprehensive capital campaigns; cultivate and solicit major gifts; perform prospect research and management; and manage the affairs of the SSU Foundation.

Adams, who joined NSU in 2000 as associate vice president for  development, previously was vice president  for institutional advancement at LeMoyne-Owen College in Memphis and development director at Saint Louis University in St. Louis. He holds an undergraduate degree in human resources management from Saint Leo University in Tampa, Fla., and a master's degree in human resources administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco.

Established in 1890, Savannah State is the oldest public historically black college or university in Georgia. It enrolls 4,500 students.
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