Dr. Anthony L. Holloman
- Position: Vice President of Advancement, Director of Athletics, and Executive Director, Fort Valley State University Foundation
- Division: Advancement
Anthony L. Holloman is Fort Valley State University’s vice president for university advancement, athletics director, and executive director of the Fort Valley State University Foundation, Inc. In this role, Dr. Holloman manages relationships with donors, corporations, businesses, government officials, foundation board members, individuals within the communities served by the university, and other internal and external stakeholders. Among his responsibilities are growing the number of donors, strengthening partnerships, and improving the development infrastructure for the university as a whole. He is also responsible for increasing financial support for athletics programs while continuing to enhance operational effectiveness in the division. In addition, he will implement new programming related to services and academic support for student-athletes.
Dr. Holloman has extensive experience leading advancement efforts at a number of historically black colleges and universities, including Jackson State University, Stillman College, South Carolina State University, Tuskegee University, Tennessee State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Johnson C. Smith University, and Wiley College, where he is currently vice president of institutional advancement. Over his career, he has been instrumental in efforts that have raised more than $100 million, including contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations, and industry associations. He has crafted strategies to increase employee and trustee giving and incorporated technology, research, and data measurement into the donor cultivation process. His successes have included increasing support for athletics and scholarships and launching capital campaigns.
Dr. Holloman also previously served as athletics director at Tuskegee. In this role, he helped reset the division’s strategic direction, streamlined operations, and oversaw the recruitment of student-athletes.
Holloman is a graduate of Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., where he majored in Communications and Media Studies and holds a Master of Sports Science degree from the United States Sports Academy. He also earned the Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Gwynedd Mercy University and holds a Certificate of Fund Raising Management from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.