Welcome to the Division of University Advancement for UNC Charlotte. As North Carolina‚Äôs urban research university, UNC Charlotte Stakes its Claim to one of the fastest growing, most vibrant, diverse and dynamic regions in the southeast. Our region is a national leader is banking, energy, motorsports, new technology, education and urban issues and many other areas.

Advancement at UNC Charlotte supports the mission of the university by cultivating alumni, community, and government support and affinity, by raising funds for scholarships and major initiatives, by providing and coordinating community engagement opportunities, and by providing broad based communications leadership that articulates the mission of the university to the region, state and nation. The UNC Charlotte Foundation is also coordinated through the Advancement division.

Created in 2011, the Division of University Advancement is led by Vice Chancellor Niles Sorensen.