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Ribbon Cutting at the Forbes Center for the Performing Arts

The Division of University Advancement fosters the exchange of talents and resources of alumni, students, parents, friends, faculty and... Read More >

Listening Tour Reston 1017

Why is JMU special? To you? To the world? To the future? President Jonathan Alger is now on tour to ask you why Madison matters. Follow... Read More >

Nick Langridge, acting vice president for university advancement

"As an alum myself," says VP Langridge, "it's exciting to think of the heights our university can reach when we... Read More >

The JMU Advancement Wheel

The Advancement team operates in a continuum of four progressive phases. It is designed to move individuals from a most basic association... Read More >

Nick Langridge, Vice President for University Advancement

Nick Langridge

JMU President Jonathan Alger has appointed two-time James Madison University graduate Nick Langridge ('00, '07M) as vice president of the Division of University Advancement. He had been leading the division's activities as acting vice president for the past year. Read more >

Advancement Highlights

  • Way of Life Video splash A Way of Life

    When our alumni experienced Madison as students, they created memories, gained knowledge, and left an imprint on this campus ... how different does the map look now? How can alumni help those behind them make certain this 'way of life' remains Madison, forever?

  • Be The Change Video Brighter Future Be The Change

    University Advancement plays a leading role in managing the JMU brand. Since 2006, "Be the Change" has helped define how members of the extended university community are changing the world in nearly every sector of our global society. A collective desire for a stronger, better, smarter, brighter future bolts through Madison faculty, students and alumni - just about everyone within the JMU family can feel it.