Faculty and Staff

Darla Olive Talley ’91 ’00MPA serves as the Director for Advancement for the college managing all philanthropic gifts and fundraising efforts.

She began working for UCF in 1996 overseeing alumni engagement programs and then fundraising for leadership annual gifts campus-wide before joining the College of Health Professions and Sciences in June 2022.

Darla holds a BA in Journalism (Advertising & Public Relations) and a MPA in Public Administration both from the University of Central Florida. She currently serves on the Central Florida YMCA Downtown Orlando Family Center Board of Directors and is a long- time volunteer with YMCA teens.


  • MPA, Master of Public Administration
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