APSU named Kristopher Philips, an APSU alumnus and nationally recognized advancement professional, as executive director of APSU’s Office of University Advancement.

Phillips previously served APSU as an admissions counselor, an admissions manager, assistant director of development and director of alumni and annual giving.

Phillips succeeds Roy Gregory, who held the position until his retirement in June 2015.

“I am truly excited to be coming home; APSU has always had a special place in my heart,” Philips said concerning his new position at APSU. “To be able to go out and raise support for a place that has meant so much to me and my family is a great privilege and humbling honor.”