BU names new director of annual giving

For Immediate Release

Date:  June 12, 2006


BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania’s development coordinator will step into a new role as the university’s director of annual giving on June 19.

In her new position, Eileen Bergan Evert will direct the annual fund, a major fundraising program that supports scholarships and provides other financial support to BU. She will lead a six-member staff responsible for annual fund programs, including phonathons, database management, donor relations and gift processing.

Evert joined BU’s development staff as coordinator of the annual fund in November 1999, becoming development coordinator two years later. She previously served as coordinator of the Geisinger Health System Foundation’s Children’s Miracle Network Telethon.

A 1991 graduate of Mount Carmel Area Junior-Senior High School, Evert earned a bachelor’s degree from Alvernia College and a master’s degree from BU. She lives in Elysburg with her husband Scott and children, Michael and Madelyn.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,000 students and offers 65 bachelor’s, 18 master’s and one doctoral degree.