Staff and Organization

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Office of the Vice President

Dan Montplaisir is the vice president for university advancement. The office is located on the fifth floor of the CLA Building (98) Tower. To contact the office, call (909) 869-4997 or email

Advancement Services

Advancement Services

Advancement Services includes prospect research and management, stewardship and donor relations, gift processing and data analysis. It provides record keeping of alumni and donors, coordinating those efforts with I&IT.

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A strong foundation of supporters is essential in building excellence and making a lasting difference. Through gifts large and small, we can touch the lives of current and future students, promote research, support programs and help the greater community.

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External Relations

Cal Poly Pomona relies on the support of its alumni, friends and civic leaders. Community events such as Matt's Run and the Southern California Tasting & Auction support students and higher education. In addition, the Alumni Association offers activities and services for alumni. 

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Strategic Communications

Strategic Communications serves as the university’s central communications office, which includes media relations, branding, social media, publications and photographic services.