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Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8000
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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

  • $5,000 for chemistry scholarship
  • $5,000 for agriculture scholarship
  • $10,000 for athletics
  • $518,962 estate gift for scholarships
  • $10,000 for Les Wrestles MS Challenge
  • $25,615 for automotive studies
  • $30,000 to KMOS
  • $25,000 for CIS scholarships