Campus News

Kallin Named Director of Development

Story posted October 15, 1997

BRUNSWICK, Maine -- Robert J. Kallin of Brunswick has been named director of development at Bowdoin College. The promotion was announced by William A. Torrey, vice president for development and college relations.

"Bob Kallin is a talented and effective development officer. He has been an integral part of the success of the New Century Campaign and in overseeing Bowdoin's capital development areas," said Torrey.

Kallin has been Bowdoin's director of capital support since 1992. In his new role, he will continue to assist in directing the $113.25 million New Century Campaign for Bowdoin. He also will oversee planned giving, corporate and foundation relations, major gifts, research, and the newly created donor relations program.

The New Century Campaign for Bowdoin is a five-year campaign to secure funds to improve the academic offerings at the College, increase financial aid and upgrade various buildings and programs. The campaign, which closes in 1998, has $91.7 million in public commitments.

Kallin came to Bowdoin from Bucknell University, where he served as director of development from 1986 to 1992 after six years as an annual giving officer. He was one of the architect's of Bucknell's successful $90 million capital campaign which concluded in 1990.

A 1978 graduate of Bucknell with a bachelor's degree in biology and psychology, Kallin has done graduate work at Bucknell and Cornell universities. He is a two-time winner of the Exceptional Achievement Award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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