In keeping with Tougaloo College’s institutional goals to redesign and restructure its programs, personnel and functions to become a more efficient and effective twenty-first century institution, the Office of Institutional Advancement (OIA) facilitates the understanding, participation, and support of Tougaloo College’s students, faculty, alumni, trustees, parents, friends, corporations, foundations, legislators and others who have an interest in the promoting and supporting the College. The division, through its departments, staff, and volunteers, represents the University with the highest standards of excellence in education and service to a variety of publics.
The Office of Institutional Advancement promotes leadership and involvement among individuals who support the mission and goals of Tougaloo College and are willing to volunteer to advance the university. The Office of Institutional Advancement concentrates its efforts on improving private resource development for the University thus enhancing the quality of the learning experiences.
Inherent in the mission of the Office of Institutional Advancement is a commitment by its personnel to be responsive to the various constituencies served by Tougaloo College. In particular, emphasis is placed on professional, courteous, and responsive behavior toward students, parents, alumni, trustees, friends, corporations, foundations and other organizations upon whom Tougaloo College depends for support.