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Georgia College welcomes new VP of Advancement to campus

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Monica Delisa recently joined Georgia College as vice president for University Advancement and assumed her duties Monday, March 3. Delisa most recently served as assistant vice president of the Texas A&M Foundation.

Delisa brings over 10 years of experience in university advancement, previously serving at Texas A&M University, the University of Arizona and at a private high school in the Tucson, Ariz. area. Her expertise includes donor-centric fundraising, strategic planning and fundraising training.

Delisa earned a bachelor’s degree in agriculture communications, as well as a master’s degree in journalism at the University of Arizona.

“Monica’s experience and career accomplishments speak volumes about her dedication to strategic planning, fundraising and alumni programming,” said President Dr. Steve Dorman.

In her new role, one of Delisa’s goals is to meet with friends, alumni and supporters of Georgia College and work with the campus community to shape a culture of philanthropy that reflects the values and traditions of Georgia College.

“It’s my wish to continue to build on the excellence already in place in University Advancement to increase our endowment, build the Legacy Fund, grow our alumni programming and prepare for the next stage in our advancement efforts,” said Delisa.

Delisa’s new leadership role in University Advancement also helps bring to fruition many goals set forth by the president for Georgia College, one of which is to increase our endowment and external support.

“I look forward to working with my outstanding team to help bring Dr. Dorman’s goals for Georgia College to reality with the help of our loyal and gracious alumni and friends,” said Delisa.

ABOUT GEORGIA COLLEGE: Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. Its four colleges – arts and sciences, business, education and health sciences – provide 6,600 undergraduate and graduate students with an exceptional learning environment that extends beyond the classroom, with hands-on involvement with faculty research, community service, study abroad and myriad internships.

Founded in 1889, Georgia College boasts one of the most beautiful campuses in the nation with Corinthian columns fronting red brick buildings and wide open green spaces. Georgia College also offers graduate education at the historic Jefferson building in downtown Macon, at Robins Air Force Base and online.

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