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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Carder Named Interim Foundation Executive Director

Feb. 2010 — Aaron Podolefsky, president of the University of Central Missouri, has named Dale Carder, associate vice Dale Carderpresident, corporate relations, to serve as interim chief development officer and interim executive director of the UCM Foundation following the resignation of Joe Kremer.

Carder’s 19-year career with UCM has taken him to 10 unique positions, giving him an opportunity to use his vast leadership skills in ROTC, continuing education, enrollment management, outreach, marketing and corporate relations.

He joined the university in 1991 after serving in the U.S. Army for 20 years, where he achieved the rank of lieutenant colonel. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in education from UCM, Carder holds a master’s degree in human resource management from Pepperdine University.

Recent Gifts Helping UCM Students

  • $100 for Campus Cupboard
  • $500 for modern languages
  • $1,000 for Fund for Excellence
  • $77,761 for mathematics scholarship
  • $10,000 for Mules Football Locker Room Project
  • $10,000 for scholarship endowment
  • $20 monthly staff pledge for graphic design scholarship
  • $1,935 gift-in-kind for theatre and dance fund
  • $8,358 stock gift for scholarships
  • $35 online credit card gift for KMOS programming