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Mike Falder

Vice President for University Advancement

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  • EdD, Higher Education Leadership, Regent University
  • MA, Philanthropic Studies, Indiana University
  • BA, Business Administration, Taylor University


Prior to becoming Vice President for University Advancement, Mike Falder ‘94 led the Major and Planned Gifts team, including the Regional Directors of Development and Planned Giving. He came to Taylor in 2007 after serving 10 years as Executive Director of Central Michigan Youth for Christ. He holds an MA in Philanthropic Studies from Indiana University’s Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and EdD in Higher Education Leadership from Regent University. His dissertation addressed Advancement’s Role in Enhancing Financial Viability of Christian Colleges. Mike lives in Upland with his wife, Traci, and their children, Jonah '26 and Lydia.

Mike is assisted by Delilah Earls ’15, Administrative Assistant to the Vice President for University Advancement.