Rev. Stuart Smith ’77
Senior Planned Giving Officer
Phone extension: 2350
Stu is a 1977 alumnus of Asbury College and has served for nearly 30 years at his alma mater. The first 20 years were with students and the campus community as Dean of Men (7 years) and then Campus Chaplain and Associate Dean for Campus Ministries (13 years). The past 10 years he has served in Institutional Advancement furthering the mission of Asbury through raising resources and building relationships needed to assist students and further the mission of the institution.
“I have truly been blessed to work, serve and minister at a place that I have so loved over the years. The faculty, staff, students and administration have been such wonderful people to work and serve alongside as we seek God’s best for one another and move the mission of Asbury University forward,” he said. “The community at Asbury is a loving and caring place that puts the Lord first and then seeks to care for one another in such a way that it provides an atmosphere that is so very conducive for individuals to grow both academically and spiritually.”
Stu is married to Susan Sutlive ’78 Smith. They have three children who attended Asbury, and they have seven grandchildren who fill their hearts with love and laughter. Stu also serves as pastor at the Westport Methodist Church.