Advancement Division

The Division of Advancement (318-869-5027) seeks to bolster Centenary's strength and sustainability through the maintenance of relationships between the College and the larger community. Such relationships lie at the heart of Centenary's ability to pursue its educational and service-oriented purpose.

The Division is overseen by Vice President for Advancement Fred Landry and operates through the offices listed below.

A staff listing is also available.


The Office of Philanthropy helps Centenary maintain strong relationships with alumni, family, friends, and donors that enable the College to persist through time and space. Through its ongoing operation and enhancement of the Centenary Fund, Philanthropy is also responsible for enabling the College’s generous donors to play a crucial role in supporting Centenary.

The Philanthropy Department also includes:

  • Alumni and Family Relations

    Centenary endeavors to keep former students connected to the College and to each other by offering access to exclusive alumni benefits, hosting a variety of events nationwide, and sharing news through a newsletter tailored especially for alumni.

  • Archives of the College and the United Methodist Church

    The mission of the Centenary‘s Archives and Special Collections is to collect, preserve, and make available the historic records of the College and the Louisiana Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church.

Marketing & Communication

The Office of Marketing & Communication seeks to facilitate clear and timely messaging between the College and various audiences, both through traditional media and the web.

Community Services

Whether you are searching for an idyllic setting for your wedding and reception, a fully equipped meeting room for your next business luncheon, or state of the art facilities for athletic camps, Centenary has the perfect space for you. The Community Services team looks forward to working with you to plan your flawless event.