Dexter Bailey, Senior Vice President for Advancement, Stony Brook University

Dexter Bailey, Senior Vice President for Advancement, Stony Brook University

From his beginnings in politics to his ascent on the higher education fundraising ladder -- first at Ohio University, then University of Washington, UC Berkeley, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and today at Stony Brook University -- Dexter Bailey has planned for and achieved success at every turn. Here, he shares with LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES (Lindauer) some of the beliefs that have inspired him throughout a stellar career.

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