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Vice President for University Advancement

Vice President for University Advancement
Seattle Pacific University
3307 Third Avenue West, Suite 105
Seattle, WA 98119-1922
(206) 281-2100

Tom Box, VP of AdvancementTom Box
Vice President for University Advancement
(206) 281-2100

Tom Box, who previously served as SPU’s Athletic Director and prior to that as SPU’s Director of Development, now serves as Vice President for the Office of University Advancement. During Box’s tenure in Athletics, five Falcon teams were national runners-up. Individual athletes also excelled, collecting 14 national championships during that span. Box played a pivotal role in the formation of the Great Northwest Conference in 2001, of which SPU is a member. Prior to becoming Athletic Director in 1998, Box spent nine years as SPU’s Director of Development. He managed the development staff and was responsible for the $1.2 million Annual Fund, as well as researching, cultivating, and soliciting new donors. Initially, he came to SPU in 1980 as Director of Management and Budget.

Lynne Hall, Assistant to VP of AdvancementLynne Hall
Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement
(206) 281-2108

Lynne earned her BA from Seattle Pacific in 1976 and joined the University Advancement team in 2000. After 5 years as administrative assistant in the Alumni Office, she made the transition to the office of the Vice President. Lynne brings to her position experience as an elementary school teacher and 10 years as children’s ministries administrator at her church. She and her husband, Ken (’77) have three grown children.