Ivy Tech Community College selects Randy Rogers as Executive Director of Advancement and Campaigns

INDIANAPOLIS – Ivy Tech Community College has selected Randy Rogers as the Executive Director of Advancement and Campaigns for its Central Indiana region.  Rogers will begin this position on April 25, 2011.

Rogers’ responsibilities will include developing a comprehensive fundraising campaign as well as building a significant advancement office.

“I am honored to join the Ivy Tech team and I look forward to working with the community leaders and corporations who share the vision of Ivy Tech’s importance to central Indiana and its vital role to educate the workforce,” said Rogers.   

“Randy brings with him proven fundraising skills and a wealth of knowledge in developing major gifts campaigns,” said Dr. B. Kaye Walter, Chancellor for the Central Indiana region.  “He will be a tremendous asset to the region and the College as we work toward our long-term goal of developing a strategy that will increase charitable contributions to Ivy Tech.”

Since 2007, Rogers has served as Director of Development for the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) where he was responsible for all aspects of development in collaboration with the IU Foundation.  During this time, Rogers led the school’s transition to a major gifts model resulting in a significant increase in support for SPEA.  He helped organize a 22 member advisory board comprised of national and international industry leaders along with government officials.  Rogers also established a new corporate giving program resulting in broader support from organizations impacted by the education the school provides.

Prior to his role with the IU School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Rogers held several positions with the Indiana University Foundation. Most recently, he served as Regional Director of Development from 2005-2007.  There he was responsible for regionally based development efforts in Florida, Georgia and Central Indiana.  From 2002-2004 he served as Fundraising Campaign Director for the IU Alumni Association Operating Endowment where he oversaw an $8 million endowment campaign.  Rogers also served as Development Director of Young Alumni Programs from 2000-2005. He began his career at IU as Director of the IU Student Foundation, responsible for many student events, most notably, the annual Little 500 bicycle race. 

Rogers earned a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana.  He is active in the Bloomington community, currently serving on the Boards of Wonderlab Science Museum and the Bloomington Parks Foundation.

About Ivy Tech Community College
Ivy Tech is the state’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system serving nearly 200,000 students annually.  Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering affordable degree programs and training that are aligned with the needs of its community along with courses and programs that transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana. It is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.

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