Advancement and External Relations comprises the following areas:
The Office of Alumni Relations provides staff support for the Alumni Association and services to MSU Denver alumni.
Staff members plan alumni social and networking events; design educational offerings; communicate and consult with chapter leaders; help to facilitate the creation of newsletters, calendars, invitations, surveys and other materials; and provide continual and creative ways for alumni to stay connected with MSU Denver.
The office works closely with the Alumni Association Board of Directors, a group of 18 accomplished alumni who support the University's mission and initiatives.
The Office of Development leads MSU Denver’s efforts to secure private financial support for the University’s academic, cultural and community partnerships.
Serving as liaisons between MSU Denver and its benefactors, staff members promote the University's strategic initiatives and priorities and identify individuals, corporations and foundations that can help the University achieve its goals.
The MSU Denver Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit, direct-support corporation. Created in 1965, the foundation’s mission is to promote the development and general welfare of the University by receiving, investing and administering private support. The foundation benefits from the strong leadership and direction of its Board of Directors.
The Office of Sponsored Research and Programs (OSRP) provides a wide range of funding and award services to MSU Denver faculty and staff such as accessing public resource opportunities, training for proposal submission and administrative management of ongoing awards.
By providing resources for faculty and staff as well as technical expertise, OSRP promotes the University through mission-related projects in instruction, innovation, acquisition and research.