VP for Alumni and College Relations
Bernadine Douglas is the vice president for alumni and college relations at Berea College. In her first year in 2015, she successfully executed a $10 million campaign for the Margaret A. Cargill Natural Sciences and Health building, raising 80 percent of the goal in less than a year. Under her leadership, all areas of constituent giving have increased, with the College experiencing one of its most successful fundraising years in its 165-year history. She directs all the College’s efforts for annual, major and planned giving. Ms. Douglas also oversees Marketing and Communications for the College, with a focus on expanding its digital footprint and creating more meaningful material for alumni and friends. Prior to joining Berea College, Ms. Douglas held leadership and development roles at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Central Florida.