Mike Bobinski being honored at alumni event

National alumni association holds dinner for Bobinski in Dayton on Wednesday night | May 11, 2004

Xavier University’s national alumni association is holding a national Xavier night event to honor Mike Bobinski, who is leaving his post as athletic director to take over the University's top development job.

A dinner is being held in his honor on Wednesday, May 12, at the Moraine Country Club in Dayton. The reception begins at 6:00 p.m. and dinner is at 6:45 p.m.

Bobinski speaks at 7:30 p.m. about his new appointment as the associate vice president of development as well as his past six years with the athletic department. His stint as director for athletics included the team's run this spring to the Elite Eight, the farthest any Xavier team has gone into the NCAA Tournament.

In his new position, Bobinski will oversee all fundraising efforts including planned giving, annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, grant services and internal operations. The shift from athletics to development takes place June 15.