MNPL Welcomes Elizabeth Dale

Written by Laura Paskin
June 15, 2015

Elizabeth Dale joins the faculty in the Master of Nonprofit Leadership, effective January 1, 2016. Dale comes to Seattle University from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy where her research focuses on the philanthropic motivations and practices of same-sex couples. A Certified Fund Raising Executive, Dale also holds a Certificate in Fund Raising Management from the Fund Raising School at Indiana University. She has extensive experience in the nonprofit sector, including Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago and YWCA Metropolitan Chicago.

Dale's current scholarship focuses on philanthropic motivation and practice, factors in volunteering, and charitable giving. Her interests include gender and philanthropy, advocacy, social change, and grassroots organizations. She is currently serving as a research assistant with the Women's Philanthropy Institute on the project "How and Why Women Give" funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The College of Arts and Sciences, the largest college in Seattle University, offers 80 undergraduate degrees and 6 master's degrees.