Texas Southern University (TSU) announced today that LaRence Snowden has been hired as the new Assistant Vice President for Development in the Office of University Advancement. The announcement was made by Eva Pickens, TSU’s Vice President of University Advancement.
“Mr. Snowden brings a wealth of knowledge, relationships and corporate experience to this position,” said Pickens. “His vision to grow the development, fundraising and foundation efforts for the University are aligned with University Advancement’s mission of providing Texas Southern students with access to a top rated education.”
For the past four years, Snowden has served as Assistant Dean of Student Programs and External Affairs for the Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs. Snowden previously served the Barbara Jordan Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs as Director of Programs and as an adjunct professor.
“I am delighted to be joining the Office of Development at this exciting point in Texas Southern University history,” said Snowden. “I indeed hope to broaden the relationships of the university in anticipation of strengthening its development efforts. I look forward to being a part of a dedicated team of people at this great institution.”
Snowden has successfully chaired the University’s Faculty & Staff Campaign for the past four years, increasing the total amount raised each year. Before coming to TSU, Snowden worked in corporate America for companies including Dynegy, Enron and Amoco (now British Petroleum).
This appointment is effective immediately.