GLENVILLE - Ms. Rosemary Thomas has been appointed Vice President for
College Advancement at Glenville State College, effective April 2.
She previously held the position of Associate Vice President for
Institutional Advancement at Fairmont State College, where she worked
for over nine years in advancement and alumni relations.|
Clearly it has been worth the wait to find the right person with
significant, professional advancement leadership experience to
spearhead our college's efforts to secure the funding we have needed
for so long, said GSC President Thomas H. Powell when announcing the
appointment. In addition to her outstanding fund raising and
development activities, Vice President Thomas is a dedicated community
leader and volunteer working for a number of worthy causes. Glenville
State College is very fortunate to have Vice President Thomas join our
senior leadership team.
While in Marion County, Thomas served on the United Way Board of
Directors, is the state director of the Junior Womans Club, and a
volunteer for the American Cancer Society, the Quota Club and the
Rhododendron Girls State Organization.
The history of Glenville State College is one of excellence, pride and
tradition. The sense of pride held by alumni and friends is known
throughout the state and beyond, said Thomas. It is so exciting to
see the level of enthusiasm and an understanding of the need for
resources to be raised through the GSC Foundation. Those private
funds will have a significant impact on the future of the
Thomas graduated cum laude from Clemson University with a B.A. in
Political Science, earned her Master of Public Administration with
honors from the University of South Carolina and is currently pursing
a doctorate in Education Leadership Studies from West Virginia
The Fairmont native plans to continue her civic work and become
involved in the area. AI am so pleased to be able to come to
Glenville State College and look forward to becoming part of the
community she noted.
Thomas is the daughter of Mary Jo Thomas of Charleston, formerly of
Fairmont, and the late Adna Thomas.