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 37,000 alumni 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 Development & Alumni Relations (DAR). Programs currently under Rhonda's leadership include Lipscomb LIVE, alumni awards, regional receptions and networking events, Graduates of the Last Decade Network, the Bison Network Card, legacy events, alumni communications and Herdcoming, among others. She also serves as co-advisor of the Student Alumni Philanthropy Council.
Rhonda came to Lipscomb after working in the alumni association and public affairs departments at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas, where her duties involved alumni membership and marketing outreach, alumni relations programming, media relations and legislative affairs. She also taught design in the university's communication department and served as an instructor in the SFA 101 Freshman Success program. 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.
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) (Bank Bldg)
615.966.5840 (ext. 5840)
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