Renssalaer Polytechnic Institute
Michael Bivens joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as Senior Advancement Officer, Corporate Relations in August 2012. He works with industry to build relationships for the university to garner philanthropic and research support for institutional priorities. Prior to coming to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Michael served at Widener University for six years as Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. Michael has over twenty-five years of progressive experience in the field of philanthropy in the private and public sectors in the following organizations; The Coca-Cola Company, Equitable Life Assurance Company, National Urban Fellows and the United Way. Michael earned a Bachelor of Arts from Boston University and Master in Business Administration from Widener University.