Office of Advancement
The Office of Advancement is comprised of multiple departments, which have been listed below,
with their corresponding points of contact.
Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations
USM Advancement staff work to forge relationships with the private sector and the foundation community
for the benefit of the USM's 13 degree-granting and research institutions
as well as the Shady Grove and Hagerstown Regional Learning Centers.
Associate Vice Chancellor for Advancement
Manager for Strategic Initiatives
Office of Planned Giving
The Office of Planned Giving provides comprehensive
services to meet the unique charitable objectives of those who would make
lifetime or estate gifts that benefit the University
System of Maryland or one of its component institutions.
Pamela Purcell, JD, LLM
Director of Planned Giving
Office of Special Events
The Office of Special Events is responsible for the planning and implementation of
special events hosted by the Chancellor or Board of Regents, and for special outreach
Director of Special Events
To download the Guests List Spreadsheet, click here
Office of Communications
The Office of Communications is responsible for coordinating and disseminating all
communications on behalf of the Office of Advancement and the University System of