Kenneth Hall

Senior Vice President University Advancement and Chief Executive Officer FIU Foundation

Phone: 305-348-6298



Kenneth C. Hall is Senior Vice President of Advancement at Florida International University (FIU) and Chief Executive Officer of the FIU Foundation. In this role, Hall is responsible for leading FIU’s next phase of fundraising, donor stewardship, and alumni engagement. As Foundation CEO, Hall manages the 501(c)(3), which is responsible for the investment of endowment funds, philanthropic revenue growth, ethical stewardship of gifts, and the operation of a 44-member Board of Directors.

Hall has more than 20 years of experience in higher education management, public speaking, and fundraising. Prior to joining FIU in November 2023, Hall served as The Pennsylvania State University’s Assistant Vice President for Development. While at Penn State, Hall also served as Executive Director of Development for the university, and as a visiting lecturer at Middlebury College Institute for International Studies at Monterey in Monterey, California. During his tenure at Penn State, Hall served on the Campaign Strategic Priorities Task Force to help design the successful $2.2 billion A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence campaign. During the campaign, Hall guided units under his leadership in raising more than $650 million, surpassing their goal of $580 million.

Hall has held various development-related positions at universities in Pennsylvania, serving as Director of Major and Planned Gifts at Susquehanna University (2001-2006), Director of Development at Messiah University (2006-2007), and Director of Principal Gifts at Bucknell University (2007-2015).

Before his career in higher education, Hall worked as an estate and charitable planner for MassMutual.

Hall has bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Pennsylvania State University.