UVU PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Scott Cooksey

Scott Cooksey

Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Office: AL-205

Phone: 801-863-5189

Mailstop: 111

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BIOGRAPHY

Scott Cooksey began his current position at UVU as Vice President for Institutional Advancement and CEO of the UVU Foundation in January 2016. Prior to that, he started at Texas Tech University in 1997 as Director of Development and External Relations for the Texas Tech University College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. In 2008 he was named Associate Vice Chancellor for Texas Tech University System. He served as interim Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement in 2013-2014, and in 2015 he was selected to be Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement.

In 2012, Cooksey's fundraising accomplishments were recognized with the Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award from the Lubbock Association of Fundraising Professionals. He has also received the Founders Distinguished Service Award from the National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association and the Institutional Advancement Excellence Award from the Texas Tech University System. Prior to joining Texas Tech, Cooksey was Director of Development for a large nonprofit organization in Atlanta. He has a bachelor's degree in marketing from Texas Tech University and is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

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