Vice President for Development

Mr. Laron Clark

Mr. Laron Clark

The Division of Development is the umbrella under which the offices of Alumni Affairs, Development and University Relations conduct the University's fundraising and marketing efforts. As the fundraising, marketing and development arm of Hampton University, the division enhances public understanding and recognition of the University through a variety of activities and events which generate support for the institution's academic programs, annual fund, scholarship initiatives, special and capital projects and the endowment. The division is responsible for building acceptance and partnerships for the University among its related publics, such as alumni, parents, friends, donors, corporations, foundations, and cultivating these constituent groups to obtain private financial resources.

The Division promotes a heighten awareness of Hampton University's unique brand to key publics in the domestic and global markets through creative and quality communications. The division provides support, expertise and leadership designed to:

  • Promote partnerships and collaborative ventures with strategic partners.
  • Develop programs and benefits that strengthen alumni ties and encourage lifelong support.
  • Involve supporters and friends in the life of the University through special events


Alumni Affairs
University Relations