Rich Friendship Pays Off

A 40-year partnership between colleagues has helped elevate Indiana U. into the elite ranks of fund raising

In the late 1960s, Kent E. Dove, a new fund raiser at Indiana University, spent so many evenings at the home of his colleague Curtis R. Simic that the Simics started setting a place for him at dinner. After meals the two junior fund raisers would talk into the wee hours about how they'd do things differently, if only they were in charge of raising money for their alma