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Promotion and new hires at the UH Foundation

University of Hawaiʻi
Contact:
Martha Hanson, (808) 956-3716
Associate VP for Communication and Donor Relations, University of Hawaii Foundation
Posted: Jan 12, 2010

Kerri Van Duyne
Kerri Van Duyne
KC Collins
KC Collins
Deborah Hyland
Deborah Hyland
The University of Hawai‘i Foundation (UHF) is pleased to announce the promotion of Kerri Van Duyne as the assistant vice president of Mānoa Leadership Gifts, and the hiring of KC Collins as director of development for community colleges and Deborah Hyland as associate director of corporate and foundation relations.
 
Kerri Van Duyne, a native of Hawai‘i and graduate of the University of Hawai‘i, has 15 years of fundraising experience in higher education. She joined the University of Hawai‘i Foundation in October 2005 as director of development, managing the fundraising program at the UH Mānoa College of Engineering. Prior to that, she was director of development at the University of San Diego, and before that, ran California Western School of Law’s advancement and development operation. Van Duyne was offered the position of assistant vice president of Mānoa Leadership Gifts where she will be working with UH Mānoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw, UHF President and CEO Donna Vuchinich and Assistant Vice President for International Engagement and Mānoa Development Operations Mangmang Brown. Together they will build the Leadership Gifts program for UH Mānoa.
 
KC Collins, CFRE, has rejoined the University of Hawai‘i Foundation as director of development for community colleges. Her area of focus is major gifts in support of the University of Hawai‘i community college campuses, principally on the island of O‘ahu. Collins previously worked as development manager for Castle Medical Center. Prior to that she was director of development for Windward Community College for the UHFoundation and then promoted as the director of development for community colleges. Collins is a member of the Garden Club of Honolulu, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Rotary Club of Kāne‘ohe, and honorary director of the Robert E. Lee Memorial Association. Raised in Hawai‘i, Collins earned her BA in advertising at San Jose State University.
 
Deborah Hyland, the new associate director of corporate and foundation relations, will identify, develop and implement initiatives to expand the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations, and programs to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward gifts from local, national and international foundations and corporations. Before coming to UHF, she was associate director of the University Signature Program at the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, Hyland has served in prospect research and front-line fundraiser capacities at the American Red Cross National Headquarters, the Smithsonian, the World Wildlife Fund and the University of Virginia. An East Coast native, she is originally from Washington, D.C.
 
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The University of Hawai‘i Foundation, a nonprofit organization, raises private funds to support the University of Hawai‘i System. Our mission is to unite our donors’ passions with the University of Hawai‘i’s aspirations to benefit the people of Hawai‘i and beyond. We do this by raising private philanthropic support, managing private investments and nurturing donor and alumni relationships. www.uhf.hawaii.edu.