College of Notre Dame names vice president for institutional advancement and marketing

College of Notre Dame of Maryland has named Patricia A. Bosse vice president for institutional advancement and marketing, a position she held at the College from 1998-2005. Bosse begins July 13.

Bosse comes to College of Notre Dame From St. Joseph Medical Center, where she served as vice president, mission and institutional advancement from 2007-09 and vice president of St. Joseph Medical Center Foundation from 2005-07.

While at St. Joseph, Bosse was the chief development officer, leading a team that exceeded its goal of $15 million in support of the campus’ $125 million master plan, the largest fundraising effort in the medical center’s history. She was also responsible for the medical center’s marketing program and local and international ministries, including the village wellness program in Karatu, Tanzania.

At College of Notre Dame, Bosse will provide leadership for development, alumnae relations, marketing communications and media relations efforts.

“I am delighted that College of Notre Dame will once again benefit directly from Pat Bosse’s expertise. She is recognized as a leader in her field,” said Mary Pat Seurkamp, Ph.D., president. “Pat knows this College well, and her deep connections in Baltimore and beyond enable her to provide seasoned and effective leadership to her areas of responsibility and to the institution as a whole.”

During her time at College of Notre Dame from 1998-2005, Bosse led the college through its most successful fundraising campaign in its history, Legacy of Leadership, which yielded $34 million against the original goal of $20 million. She also oversaw the comprehensive marketing efforts and launch of the college’s highly successful Learn for Life campaign.

Prior to College of Notre Dame, Bosse served in leadership positions at Associated Catholic Charities, St. Mary’s Seminary and University and Mercy Medical Center. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English, cum laude, from College of Notre Dame. Bosse is also a graduate of the Greater Baltimore Committee’s LEADERship Program.

Bosse has presented at numerous conferences and seminars, including Association of Fundraising Professionals and Association of Governing Boards. She is an active volunteer. Currently, Bosse serves on the campaign executive committee for Maryvale Preparatory School and on the parent board of Randolph-Macon College, where she will co-chair of the 2009 family weekend. Previously, she served on the board of directors of Maryland Association of Nonprofits, The Catholic High School of Baltimore and Mother Seton Academy.

A resident of Hydes in Harford County, Bosse is married to Frank Gunther III and has three children.

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