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Hartnell College Names Vice President of Advancement

August 11th, 2008

Hartnell College named Beverly Grova to the position of Vice President of Advancement. Grova had been serving Hartnell as the Dean of Advancement and Development. She also serves as Executive Director of the Hartnell College Foundation.

Grova has led advancement efforts at Hartnell for the last three years. Under her leadership, community involvement in the life of the college has increased dramatically, with local business and industry leaders invited to take an active role in creating programs that meet the workforce training needs of the business community while offering increased opportunities for students of all ages.

Grova has a proven track record of successful fundraising in the area during her more than 30-year career, most of which has focused on supporting education. At Hartnell, she has spearheaded efforts that have led to a revitalization of the agriculture program, the creation of a Center for Sustainable Construction, and increased donations for scholarships, raising more than $5 million for the college. Fundraising has just begun for new athletics facilities.

To contact Hartnell’s Advancement Office, please call 831-755-6810.