Stephen A. Dare has been named director of Resource Development. In this newly created position, he is responsible for operations and campaign management, reporting to Vice President for Resource Development Barbara Stowe.
"Steve brings a depth and breadth of experience in fundraising management and strategy that will be of great benefit to us as the Institute moves into a very ambitious capital campaign. We are extremely fortunate to have him join us at this time," said Ms. Stowe.
Mr. Dare comes to MIT with more than 16 years of fund-raising experience in higher education, most recently as director of development for endowment and capital programs at Boston College (1994-98). His duties there included oversight of planned giving, leadership gifts, corporate and foundation relations, and the New York regional office.
Before moving to BC, Mr. Dare was at the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University from 1986-94, where he was director of development. Prior to that, he was associate dean for development and alumni relations at the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science from 1982-86. Mr. Dare, a native of Washington Township, NJ, earned the BA in communications (1977) and the MA in educational public relations (1979) from Rowan University.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 4, 1998.