Hudson new vice president for advancement
January 08, 2009

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W. Blake Hudson has been named vice president for advancement at Bryan College, President Stephen D. Livesay has announced.

 Blake Hudson

Mr. Hudson will lead the advancement department’s efforts in fund-raising, alumni relations, public relations and publications, Dr. Livesay said.


Before coming to Bryan, Mr. Hudson served as vice president for advancement at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Va., and was director of development for the Bagley College of Engineering at the Mississippi State University Foundation.


He is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in industrial engineering. He worked as an industrial engineer with the Memphis Light, Gas and Water Co. before serving as associate director of fund development for the Southeast region for Campus Crusade for Christ.


“Blake brings a strong record in the development field and shares a passion for high-quality Christian higher education that defines Bryan College,” Dr. Livesay said. “I believe he will provide leadership in the advancement office that will help us take critical steps toward reaching our campus development goals as well as enhancing current initiatives at the college.”


Mr. Hudson said, “I am excited by the opportunity to join with Dr. Livesay and others at Bryan College to achieve the goals of Vision 2020.” Mr. Hudson may be contacted by phone at 423.775.7323 or by email at


Mr. Hudson and his wife, Karla, are the parents of five children.