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Eric Anderson, New Vice President of Resource Development, to Join Fund March 18

March 18, 2010

Eric_Anderson150.jpgThe American Indian College Fund (the Fund) welcomes Eric Anderson to the position of Vice President for Resource Development March 18.

Anderson will oversee the Fund’s fundraising operations to increase its annual award of an average of 6,000 Native student scholarships at over $4 million and financial support for the nation’s 33 accredited tribal colleges and universities.

Anderson brings more than 20 years of experience in planned giving, campaign, and management experience. He comes to the Fund from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he served as the Director of Major and Planned Giving and was a member of the team that executed a $100 million campaign which was the largest in the university’s history. He has 28 years of experience in fundraising for nonprofits, 19 of which are in higher education.

Anderson earned a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and pursued graduate studies at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and is active in numerous fundraising and civic organizations. Anderson enjoys spending time with his family, running, biking, skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, hiking, traveling, and photography, and is a Tae Kwon Do black belt.