Corynn Gilbert, Ph.D.
Director of Development

Ph.D., Northwest Nazarene University
M.Ed., University of Vermont
B.A., University of Puget Sound

Primary Responsibilities:

As the Director of Development, Corynn’s primary role is to build strong bonds with alumni, donors, churches, and friends of Bushnell University on behalf of the University Advancement office. She provides strategic leadership for university fundraising initiatives, including campaigns, annual giving, and endowment giving. She represents the University in a community relations capacity and maintains an active profile of corporate sponsorship relationships. Corynn also serves as Editor-in-Chief of The Beacon, the magazine of Bushnell University.

“I grow Bushnell University by building strategic relationships in support of our fundraising goals. I also provide leadership to the advancement staff, systems, and communications devoted to these goals.”

Corynn has worked in higher education since 1995 and has a breadth of experience working in many types of universities and across multiple campus divisions. She brings a passion for Christ-centered higher education to her work and is proud to share the Bushnell vision and mission with others.