Kristin Bird
Director of Development, College of Education

Kristin works in partnership with the Dean in the College of Education to plan strategy for development and fundraising in support of strategic initiatives in the College. She is passionate about the life-expanding difference that philanthropy can make in the lives of those it touches.

  • Kristin is a Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) and previously led the development efforts for the Division of Undergraduate Education at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Prior to that, she served as a director of development for Florida International University in Miami, Florida and in donor relations and stewardship roles in the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami and the University of Florida Foundation in Gainesville, Florida.


  • University of Florida: Bachelor of Science degree
  • CFRE International: Certified Fund Raising Executive