The Office of Sponsored Research and Corporate and Foundation Relations works to strengthen relationships with corporate partners in the Greater Richmond area and beyond. 

fountain splashing with mary branch dorm in backgroundIt works to support and create new partnerships with national, regional, community and family foundations that support higher education and the liberal arts. The Office helps to fund the College’s top priorities as determined by the Strategic Plan and the College’s senior staff.

The Office also assists faculty members interested in seeking external support for research, professional development, and other scholarly activities.

Contact Information

Robert Patterson
Senior Director of Institutional Partnerships



Updated 6/27/18

The Office of College Advancement • P.O. Box 5005, Ashland, VA 23005 • 866-694-4574