Colorado State Names Agricultural Sciences Development Head

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Colorado State University has appointed Julie Karbula director of development for the college.

Karbula’s fund-raising duties will include coordinating major gifts and annual giving while working with alumni and friends of the college in addition to foundations and corporations.

She has worked in fundraising at Colorado State for five and a half years. Most recently, she served as director of development for University Libraries and assistant director of annual giving. Karbula joined the department of annual giving in 1992 to manage the "Call A Ram" phonathon program in its conversion from a manual system to automated dialing equipment.

A graduate of Colorado State with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, Karbula earned a master of science degree in telecommunications from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Prior to joining Colorado State, she was a telecommunications project manager with J.P. Morgan and Co. in New York City. She also worked as a newspaper editor and reporter.

The College of Agricultural Sciences includes the departments of agricultural and resource economics, animal sciences, bioagricultural sciences and pest management, horticulture and landscape architecture and soil and crop sciences.