Director of Alumni Programs
Rhonda Minton serves as Director of Alumni Programs and is responsible for developing programs and events that enhance connectivity with the university's more than 41,000 former students worldwide.
Rhonda joined the Lipscomb University staff in July 2010 as associate director of annual giving/direct response, and was promoted to Director of Alumni Programs in December 2011. She brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education to Lipscomb's Office of Alumni Relations. Programs currently under Rhonda's leadership include Lipscomb LIVE, regional receptions, networking events, Graduates of the Last Decade Network and alumni communications.
Rhonda came to Lipscomb after working in the alumni association and public affairs departments at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, where her duties involved alumni membership and marketing outreach, alumni relations programming, media relations and legislative affairs. She has received more than 15 awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) for excellence in alumni relations programming, marketing and communication and has presented sessions for CASE conferences and other professional alumni organizations. In February 2013, Rhonda received "Stellar Speaker" designation from the CASE District 3 Conference in Atlanta, Ga.
In April 2015, Rhonda was selected to the CASE District 3 Board of Directors which oversees operations, programming and services in nine southeast states. CASE District 3 consists of 557 institutions and includes 10,700 individual members.
Rhonda holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and master’s degree in communication and history from SFA. Prior to joining the SFA staff, she served as deputy director of public relations for a memorial foundation in Washington, D.C.
Alumni Relations (general) (3900 Granny White Pike)
615.966.5840 (ext. 5840)
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