Cooksey, Scott
Vice President - Institutional Advancement
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Last Updated: 1/31/19 -

Scott Cooksey began at Texas Tech 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. He began his current position at UVU as vice president for institutional advancement and CEO of the UVU Foundation in January 2016.

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).