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BVU Announces New Development VP

July 12, 2019 10:08am

Buena Vista University has named Gary Klein as its new vice president for university development and alumni engagement.

Klein currently serves as vice president for institutional advancement at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin. He will assume his role at BVU at the end of August. Klein is a native of northwest Iowa, and was raised on a farm near Granville.

As BVU’s vice president for university development and alumni engagement, Klein will provide strategic direction, vision, and executive management of all development and alumni operations. He will work to secure external support for BVU through capital campaigns, annual giving, major giving, and planned giving activities.

While at Edgewood College, Klein completed and surpassed a campaign that funded the 2017 construction of a new residence hall and developed an plan that strengthened fund-raising.