Randy Van Deven, PE
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Randy joined Texas A&M University–Commerce as Vice President of Institutional Advancement in July 2009. He shares responsibility in rebuilding a development program whose primary function is to reconnect with alumni and friends, inform them of the bright future of our campus and inspire them to help the institution excel in higher education.
As a first-generation college graduate, Randy has a sincere appreciation for earning a degree, and has developed a passion for helping others realize their dream of attaining a college education. With a strong background in engineering, and nine years working as a major gift director at Tennessee Tech University, Randy brings quality experience and leadership in effectively managing a development program. He looks forward to meeting alumni and friends of A&M–Commerce, and learning more about its rich heritage and reputation for developing lifelong learners.
“Helping a deserving student attain a college degree, become gainfully employed and positively contribute to society, motivates our division’s fundraising efforts.”