Walter L. Douglas, Jr., East Orange, has been appointed director of development in the Office of University Advancement at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Douglas will be responsible for fund-raising activities for the Albert Dorman Honors College at NJIT and selected research centers.
Douglas brings with him more than a decade of fund-raising experience in major gifts, corporate and foundation relations, and government grant procurement. He has significant experience in the higher education arena. Douglas’ last position was at Fordham University where he was a senior corporate and foundation relations officer and a major gifts officer.
Douglas has also worked as the director of development for the foundation at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). In that organization he has also held the positions of research assistant, program coordinator, and program development specialist, in the division of adolescent and young adult medicine.
Douglas received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology from the College of the Holy Cross, Mass, and Rutgers University-- Newark. He is a Fellow in Leadership New Jersey and a member of its graduate organization board.
For more information about Dorman Honors College, contact Douglas at 973-596- 4866.