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Boettcher hired as Director of Development

August 06, 2012

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Larry Boettcher, Newton, Kan. has been named the new director of development for Tabor College, effective August 1, 2012. Tabor College President, Jules Glanzer made the announcement.

“We are very fortunate to have Larry Boettcher join the Tabor advancement team. He has a passion for Christian higher education, experience in development and seeks to further the Tabor mission. His strong faith and time spent in ministry coupled with an understanding of Christian stewardship is a perfect Tabor fit,” said Glanzer.

Ron Braun, vice-president for Advancement added that he will bring significant fund-raising experience to Tabor College. “Larry’s background in fund-raising, planned giving and administration will serve him well as Director of Development at Tabor College. “He has a diversified background of working with large and small organizations and understands the importance of good relationships.”

Boettcher comes to Tabor after serving as the director of development of the Good Samaritan Society, Lyons, Kans. He also served as the director of development for the Via Christi Foundation in Wichita, Kan. from 2005-2010 and worked for the American Heart Association in Dallas, Texas.

“Tabor has been blessed through the years to have a faithful and generous constituency,” Boettcher says, “I am excited and look forward to partnering with current and new donors as we work to fully meet the annual fund goals as well as to fulfill the Signature Campaign goals to build a new center for the arts on campus.” “My deep commitment to the Gospel of Jesus and Tabor College’s legacy and commitment to Christ will allow us to work well together.”

He holds a BA in Christian Education and Bible from Barclay College and has attended the Houston Graduate school of Theology.

He and his wife Ruth have a college-aged daughter, Kate and are members of the Grace Community Church in Newton, Kan.