Scott M. Roberts
Scott Roberts is vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a thriving urban research institution with nearly 30,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff. Roberts oversees all fundraising and alumni engagement for the institution.
Roberts joined UNLV in 2010 as associate vice president for development and was promoted to his current position in 2016. Prior to moving to Las Vegas, he served as director of university development at Pittsburg State University. There he was credited with increasing private fundraising from $9 million in 2004 to more than $20 million in 2010, and with successfully completing a $120 million campaign. These efforts were recognized when PSU was awarded the 2010 CASE Wealth Engine Award for Educational Fundraising for overall performance.
His experience as a professional fundraiser began in 2002, when he served as a district executive for the Boy Scouts of America. He is a member of the board of directors for the District VII Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and also serves as a member of the board of directors for the Las Vegas Metro Police Foundation. He also served on the Pittsburg Noon Rotary Executive Board and was a member of the Ozark Trails Council Boy Scouts of America, Pittsburg Young Professionals, YMCA, Pittsburg Chamber of Commerce, and Joplin Chamber of Commerce.