University Advancement


Corporate & Foundation Relations

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations helps corporations and foundations design strategic partnerships with Southern Utah University that create mutually beneficial relationships and results. These wide-ranging collaborations include philanthropic giving opportunities for academic excellence, campus enhancement and expansion, enriching student living, community engagement and general support. We identify partnership opportunities and make introductions to university faculty and leadership. Southern Utah University depends on funding from corporations and foundations as it strives to fulfill its mission and commitment to academic excellence, through the university's outstanding student body, faculty and programs.


Corporations and foundations can help ensure the development of an educated work force

Southern Utah University is committed to sustaining a diverse and talented student body. Financial aid, scholarship and fellowship support enhance Southern Utah University's ability to attract and enroll exceptional undergraduate and graduate students, regardless of their financial circumstances. Increased aid creates more opportunities for deserving students to achieve their academic and career goals.


Corporations and foundations can establish valuable relationships with leading scholars and researchers.

Southern Utah University aims to pursue critical resources to retain its current gifted faculty and to seek out distinguished educators to build upon the work of predecessors. The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations links faculty with corporations and foundations, creating and strengthening strategic alliances that support faculty research and teaching, and it provides funders the ability to influence education that addresses today's issues. Knowledge gained through these partnerships will benefit both the institution and the university and enhance the community's understanding of corporations' and foundations' strategic goals and missions.


Corporations and foundations can partner with Southern Utah University to benefit the community and foster innovation.

Southern Utah University’s mission is to provide a personalized, integrative, and experiential learning environment designed to prepare students to become fully engaged and productive members of society. This mission will result in Southern Utah University being nationally recognized as a premier institution of learning known for enabling its students to honor thought in all its finest forms, achieve excellence in their chosen field, and create positive change in the world.

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Last Update: Tuesday, September 06, 2011