Brandon Anderson named Director of Development for the CoEHS and UL
By Alex Pologruto | Jul 5, 2023
MURRAY, Ky. – Murray State University has named Brandon Anderson director of development for the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) and University Libraries (UL). In this role, Anderson will direct Murray State’s fundraising efforts towards major initiatives for these units and he will connect major donors who have a passion to contribute to these areas of the University with important projects that will impact Murray State students through philanthropy.
“Brandon is a Murray State alumnus and has a great background of professional experience cultivating relationships that align him for this important position fundraising for the COEHS and UL,” said Dr. Tina Bernot, executive director of Development. “Brandon is passionate about being a Racer and is a compassionate team player – all tremendously valuable as a new director of development during our Be Bold – Forever Blue and Gold Campaign.”
Before joining the Office of Development, Anderson served as coordinator for special events and outreach in Murray State’s Office of Recruitment. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Murray State in Organizational Communication and Marketing, and is currently enrolled in Murray State’s Human Development and Leadership master’s program.
"I am honored to continue my career at The Finest Place We Know,” said Anderson. “Murray State University is a special place, and if you have stepped foot on our campus before, you have experienced this firsthand. As a student, I benefited from our donors' generosity through campus improvements and as a recipient of scholarship dollars. As a professional, I have seen the difference that donors make for our students. I am thrilled to be joining the Office of Development and to make an impact on the College of Education and Human Services and University Libraries that I hope will be felt for years to come."
The Office of Development builds relationships and generates resources that advance the mission of Murray State University by seeking to cultivate a culture of philanthropy that engages the entire campus community. The office facilitates private financial support from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations for institutional priorities as outlined through the University’s strategic planning process.
To make a gift to benefit programs and students at Murray State University please visit murraystate.edu/giving or call the Office of Development at 270-809-3001.