Development office set for Spring Phonathon
2011. 02. 23.
The Spring 2011 Coyote Caller Phonathon is set to begin next Tuesday, March 1. Throughout the month of March, current C of I students known as Coyote Callers will be contacting alumni, parents and friends of the College in order to build and strengthen the relationship between The College of Idaho and its supportive community. The Phonathon is a chance for those who are contacted to ask questions about C of I, offer suggestions, update their contact information, get information about college news and events, and make an annual pledge of support.
“I'm really looking forward to this Phonathon because our callers are so excited about helping out the College,” said Boone Fund coordinator Tara Wensel. “They are so grateful and eager to give back, and it just shows what great students we have here at C of I.”
Wensel trains, hires and organizes the Coyote Callers twice each year – once in the fall and once in the spring. The Fall 2010 Phonathon was the most successful in C of I history, raising more than $66,000 from more than 700 donors.
“We kind of overhauled the Phonathon in the fall, and it was really successful,” Wensel said. “We have some positive momentum now, and we are going to take that and try to do even better this spring.”
The money raised by the Coyote Callers goes to the Boone Fund, an unrestricted giving program that supports the College's operating needs. For more information, contact Boone Fund Coordinator Tara Wensel by email or phone at 459-5016.
Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state's oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including six Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another ten Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit www.collegeofidaho.edu.