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About the Foundation Board

Mission

The Mission of the College of Charleston Foundation is to promote programs of education, research, student development, and faculty development for the exclusive benefit of the College of Charleston.

Governance

Chartered by the State of South Carolina in 1970 as a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, the College of Charleston Foundation, Inc. is governed by a 31-member Board of Directors.

As a 509 (a) (1), public charity, the College of Charleston Foundation follows an interdependent model of working with the College of Charleston. Key members of executive leadership for the College serve as ex-officio non-voting members of the Foundation Board of Directors.

In accordance with the Bylaws, there are eight standing committees of the Board of Directors:

  • Executive Committee
  • Audit Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Finance Committee
  • Governance Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Property Committee

Listing of Board Members

VOTING MEMBERS

  • Ms. Peggy G. Boykin '81
  • Mr. William "Glen" Brown, Jr. '76
  • Dr. Marco L. E. Cavazzoni
  • Mr. Scott A. Cracraft '83
  • Ms. Dianne M. Culhane
  • Dr. Neil W. Draisin '65
  • Dr. Dennis "Jody" Encarnation ‘74
  • Mr. Fleetwood S. Hassell
  • Mr. A. J. Heath
  • Ms. Amy L. Heyel '92
  • Mr. James F. "Jimmy" Hightower '82 
  • Mr. Theodore "Vic" Howie, Jr. '83
  • Ms. Jean W. Johnson
  • Mr. Stephen R. Kerrigan
  • Mr. Jeffery E. Kinard '77
  • Ms. Sharon B. Kingman '80
  • Ms. Bradford Marshall
  • Mr. Ralph F. Martino
  • Mr. H. Chapman "Chappy" McKay '86
  • Mr. Justin R. McLain '98
  • Mr. D. Sherwood Miler III '74
  • Charles Mosteller, M.D. '81
  • Mr. R. Keith Sauls '90
  • Mr. Hilton C. Smith, Jr.
  • Dr. Sam Stafford III '68
  • Ms.Chloe Knight Tonney '84
  • Mr. W. Dixon Woodward
  • Ms. Tomi G. Youngblood

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS / (non-voting):

  • Mr. Glenn F. McConnell '69
    President, College of Charleston
  • Mr. David M. Hay
    College of Charleston Board of Trustees,
    Representative to Foundation Board
  • Dr. Brian McGee
    Interim Provost & Executive VP, Academic Affairs
    College of Charleston
  • George P. Watt, Jr.
    Executive Director, College of Charleston Foundation &
    Executive VP, Institutional Advancement
    College of Charleston
  • Mr. Stephen Osborne ’73
    Executive VP, Business Affairs
    College of Charleston
  • Dr. George G. Spaulding
    Director Emeritus
  • Mr. Steve D. Swanson '89
    Chair, Campaign Steering Committee  

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Want to get in touch?

George Watt

Executive Director, College of Charleston Foundation

Email: wattgp@cofc.edu
Phone: 843-953-4367

66 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424