Ben McIsaac Dalhousie Death Hoax – Reports speculating on the internet claims that Ben McIsaac, the Director of Development/Major Gifts of Dalhousie has passed away. Many social media users were hesitant to believe the news because it came from an unreliable source. However, this rumour was false. Ben McIsaac has not died, but he is said to be in critical condition in a hospital in Nova Scotia. “prayer request this morning, for Ben McIsaac, who is very ill in a hospital in NS. Thanks, everyone.”
Ben McIsaac’s personal life
Ben is currently a member of the SPCA NS Board of Directors as well as a member of the organization’s Finance & Audit Committee. He received his degree from St. Mary’s University. In the past, he has donated his time to organizations such as the Board of Directors of the Children’s Wish Foundation of Nova Scotia, the Board of Directors of the TD Halifax Jazz Festival, the Board of Directors of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Nova Scotia Chapter, Symphony Nova Scotia, and Fusion Halifax.
In September 2019, Ben McIsaac made his return to Dalhousie University. Ben is accountable for determining the program’s overall strategic direction and providing leadership for its fundraising and development efforts. In addition to that, it is his job to direct the overall fundraising effort for the university, which is known as the comprehensive campaign.
Ben served in various leadership roles at the University of Alberta for a total of six years before assuming his current role, including four years as the Associate Vice President of Faculty Development and Corporate and Foundation Relations. During his tenure as president, the university achieved three of its all-time highest levels of fundraising.
Before he started working at the University of Alberta, he spent almost four years as the Director of Development and Major Gifts at Dalhousie University. During his tenure there, the university raised $280 million during its Bold Ambitions campaign, which was $30 million more than the goal that had been set.
Before that, McIsaac worked in development for the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario, the Canadian Opera Company, and Symphony Nova Scotia. He also served as a conductor for Symphony Nova Scotia.
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