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The Office of Development advances the mission of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette by facilitating philanthropic support for student-centered and strategic initiatives.  From establishing scholarships to funding advancements in education and research, donors make a significant impact on our students, faculty, staff and community.  The Office of Development unites alumni, friends, and organizations with university priorities to achieve excellence.  Contact us at

Lisa Capone, Associate Vice PresidentUL Lafayette Development Director Lisa Capone

Lisa Capone, a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE), started in higher education fundraising more than 12 years ago.  Lisa joined the UL Lafayette Office of Development as Executive Director in November 2015.  She has served as Associate Vice President at Oklahoma State University Foundation and Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations at Louisiana State University.  As a member of CASE (Counsel for Advancement and Support of Education) and NACRO (Network for Academic Corporate Relations Officers), Lisa frequently presents at and organizes conferences on a variety of topics for fundraising professionals.