Charles L. Jolley is a major gifts and recruitment officer at Southern Virginia University.
Charles is beginning his tenth year as an advancement officer at Southern Virginia University. He has been involved with the university from the first year. He helped start athletics at SVU helping with scheduling in both basketball and football at their inception. He counts his current position as a blessing in many ways. Traveling with Richard Whitehead remains a highlight in his life. Charles has been instrumental in researching donors and leaders to help advance the cause of the university. Previous to his current assignment Charles had been a basketball coach in high school, junior college and other universities. He was honored six times as a conference Coach of the Year. He has served for many years as an advisor to the NCAA basketball rules committee.
Charles and his wife, Jan, are the parents of nine children and thirty grandchildren.
A.A., College of Sequoias; B.S., Fresno Pacific University; M.Ed., Texas Wesleyan University
Southern Virginia University
One University Hill Drive
Buena Vista, VA 24416
318 Main Hall office