David Baggs joined Charleston Southern University in 2010 as the vice president for advancement. He has more than 15 years of experience in advancement in higher education, working in leadership roles at Cleveland State University, Lake Erie College, College of William and Mary, Asbury College and John Brown University. His role at the university is to lead efforts in the field of advancement and development to help identify and grow the resources needed for the university and students.Baggs earned his undergraduate degree in education from Asbury College and graduate degree in higher education administration from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. He resides in Goose Creek with his wife and two children.