Eastern Nazarene College has named Larry Bollinger as vice president of institutional advancement. An alumnus of the college, Bollinger returns to ENC after two decades with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. For the past 12 years, he has served as its director, traveling to more than 100 countries and working with staff to implement global humanitarian programs. As CEO and president of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Inc. – a separate nonprofit that works with government and foundation programs – Bollinger has overseen multimillion-dollar initiatives funded by USAID and the Department of Justice.
“We are so pleased to welcome Larry Bollinger back to the campus of Eastern Nazarene College,” ENC President Dr. Corlis McGee said. Larry’s expertise in marshaling the resources needed for Christians to live out their faith and help those in need will prove invaluable as we work to put a Christian liberal arts education within reach of as many students as possible.”
McGee noted that Bollinger has strong ties to Quincy; in addition to being born at the former Quincy City Hospital, he grew up in and around the ENC campus, where his father was a longtime administrator.
“Eastern Nazarene College has always enjoyed a strong, positive relationship with the City of Quincy,” McGee said. “Larry’s roots in the City of Presidents will no doubt help us to strengthen that relationship, helping us to create new ways for our students to contribute to the local community.”
Bollinger holds a BA in Business Administration from ENC, an MBA from Eastern University and an Ed.D. in Ethical Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University. He also completed Harvard University’s Executive Training in Strategic Management for leaders of NGOs program.
“It is with great joy that we are coming home to Quincy and to the ENC community,” Bollinger said. “I am inspired by the meaningful tradition of graduating exceptional students with a passion to make a difference in the world.”
Bollinger succeeds Dr. Scott Turcott, who will serve ENC as special assistant in an advisory capacity through July 2016 in order to assist with the transition of leadership.