OGDEN, Utah – William Rost has been named assistant vice president of Development at Weber State University. Rost comes to WSU from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, where he served as the assistant chancellor for University Advancement.
In his new position, Rost will oversee all efforts for obtaining gifts and commitments that provide assistance to WSU and its students, programs, faculty and staff.
"Bill brings more than 20 years of development experience to his position at Weber State," said Kathy Edwards, interim vice president of University Relations. "His background with development in higher education, specifically fundraising, will enhance our efforts to connect with the community, our constituents, and further build the culture of philanthropy established at the university."
Rost has also worked in development positions at the University at Buffalo, Briar Cliff College, Chesapeake General Hospital, the College of William & Mary and Indiana University. Prior to entering the development field, Rost was a faculty member and collegiate coach for 13 years. He holds both bachelor's and master's degrees from Indiana University. He started at WSU in May.