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Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR)

Alan Evelyn - Director


Hired in July 2002, Alan is the longest serving member of the SPAR staff.  He has over 20 years of experience in proposal development, sponsored project management, and institutional review board compliance. He held Director positions in research administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Brooklyn College prior to being appointed at Baruch. Alan is a hands-on administrator with a reputation of being a problem solver and facilitator. While at Brooklyn College, Alan led a team of faculty and staff that developed a successful Title III grant application ($1,750,000). This Title III grant allowed for the development of “Degree Works” as part of the CUNY webbed based student services systems. Baruch College adopted Degree Works and rolled it out to students in December 2005.  As a Director at the University of Nebraska, he was successful in developing the Polar Ice Coring Office (PICO) proposal to the National Science Foundation. At the time, the PICO award was the largest grant that the University had ever received ($20,000,000 plus).

Alan was awarded a Masters of Business Administration degree, with "Academic Distinction", from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Bachelors in Arts degree from Washington and Jefferson College.

Alan is an avid saltwater fly fisherman and conservationist. His writings have appeared in Tide Magazine, and other environmental, conservation, and sport-fishing publications. He writes a monthly conservation column in Double Haul. He is the Past-President of the Coastal Conservation Association New York and served on the Boards of the New York Sport-fishing Education Center and The River Project. His professional pro-bono work has led to conservation and environmental education projects being funded by: The National Science Foundation, Norcross Wildlife Foundation, Schnurmacher Foundations, Knight Vision Foundation, and the Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation. Alan is also active with the Redbone Celebrity Tournament Series. In the past 11 years, the Redbone tournaments and related events have raised over a million dollars of funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

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Last Updated on 5/28/08