University Advancement

University Advancement is responsible for creating awareness and generating support for SF State’s academic, research and public service missions. The strategic goals are to instill well deserved pride in University accomplishments, strengthen awareness and support among the University's key stakeholders, and build a culture of philanthropy and support for SF State. University Advancement accomplishes this through strategic efforts that incorporate communications, government and community relations, development, alumni relations, athletics and advancement series.

Robert Nava, Vice President, University Advancement

Robert Nava joined SF State as Vice President for University Advancement in August 2010. He was formerly the associate vice president for Institutional Advancement at the University of Texas, El Paso (UTEP). In his five years at UTEP, VP Nava led the development and alumni units and directed the University’s Centennial Campaign, which raised almost half of its $200 million goal before its public launch. VP Nava has an intimate knowledge of higher education in California, having worked for 19 years at the University of California, Riverside, most recently as Interim Vice Chancellor for University Advancement and President of the UC Riverside Foundation. He also served as the University's lobbyist in Sacramento and Washington D.C. during much of his UC Riverside career. VP Nava also taught as an adjunct faculty member in CSU Fullerton’s Chicano Studies program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from UTEP, a law degree from Western State University College of Law and was a member of the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Institute of Management and Leadership in Education. He is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), a credential attained by demonstrating success in fundraising and supporting professional standards in philanthropy.

University Advancement Cabinet Summary by Division and Department Group/Area

Cabinet Division Department Group/Area   2015-16 Initial Budget (A) 2015-16 Revised Budget (B) 2015-16
Actuals (C)
2016-17 Initial Budget (D) 2015-16 Revised Budget to
2015-16 Actuals Variance
(B-C)
2016-17 Initial Budget to
2015-16 Actuals Variance
(D-C)
University Advancement            
  Advancement Computing Program Advancement Computing   417,498 437,190 432,397 443,053 4,792 10,656
  Annual Fund Drive Annual Fund Drive   - 33,655 123,925 (0) (90,270) (123,925)
  Athletics Program Athletics Department   - 905,223 979,293 14,653 (74,070) (964,640)
  Development Development/Major Gifts   2,851,780 2,911,946 2,738,202 2,883,938 173,744 145,736
  Government and Community Relations Government Community Relations Administration   167,960 201,826 181,554 242,576 20,272 61,022
  Other University Advancement Other University Advancement Funds   10,500 13,704 9,315 0 4,389 (9,315)
  Public Affairs Public Affairs Administration   888,919 1,018,947 854,750 896,515 164,198 41,765
  Vice President of University Advancement Administration Alumni Relations   559,287 584,679 569,360 580,178 15,319 10,817
    University Advancement Office   806,780 796,745 773,820 813,663 22,925 39,843
                   
University Advancement Total Expenditures (not including Benefits)   5,702,724 6,903,915 6,662,617 5,874,576 241,298 (788,040)
 
University Advancement Benefits Total*   - 2,825,341 2,834,013 2,321,567 (8,672) (512,446)
 
University Advancement Total   5,702,724 9,729,255 9,496,630 8,196,144 232,625 (1,300,486)
*Benefits are budgeted centrally and then allocated throughout the year. The benefit amount reflected in the 16-17 Budget Column is a projected figure.

 

University Advancement Office Budget Detail

Expense Type Budget Category 2015-16 Initial Budget (A) 2015-16 Revised Budget (B) 2015-16
Actuals (C)
2016-17 Initial Budget (D) 2015-16 Revised Budget to Actuals Variance
(B-C)
2015-16/2016-17 Budget to Actuals Variance (D-C)
               
Revenues              
  General Fund Allocation - - - - - -
  Reimbursed Release Time - NR101 - - - - - -
  Indirect Cost Recovery - Overhead Distribution - - - - - -
Total Revenue Allocation - - - - - -
               
Expenditures              
  Salaries 770,137 784,021 717,166 763,980 66,855 46,814
  Reimbursed Release Time - - - - - -
  Total Salaries and Reimbursed Release Time 770,137 784,021 717,166 763,980 66,855 46,814
               
  Operating Expenses 36,643 12,724 56,654 49,683 (43,930) (6,971)
Total Expenditures (not including Benefits) 806,780 796,745 773,820 813,663 22,925 39,843
               
  Benefits* - 305,717 305,717 297,902 - (7,815)
Total Expenditures and Benefits: 806,780 1,102,462 1,079,537 1,111,566 22,925 32,028
               
Results of Operations            
  Transfers To - - - - - -
  Transfers From - - - - - -
  Total Funding Transfers To/(From) - - - - - -
               
Total Expenses and Funding Transfers 806,780 1,102,462 1,079,537 1,111,566 22,925 32,028
*Benefits are budgeted centrally and then allocated throughout the year. The benefit amount reflected in the 16-17 Budget Column is a projected figure.