Elizabeth Wilson Joins Agnes Scott as Development Director

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Elizabeth Wilson will join Agnes Scott College as senior director of development on July 1.
Elizabeth Wilson
Wilson comes to the college from Vanderbilt University, where she served as executive director of the Vanderbilt Fund Office since 2007.

“Elizabeth will bring a breadth and depth of experience to our fundraising efforts and will play a key role as the college moves into its comprehensive campaign,” said Rob Parker, vice president of college advancement at Agnes Scott.

Before joining Vanderbilt, Wilson spent many years at Pennsylvania State University (Penn State) as associate director of development and interim director of development for the university’s College of Arts and Architecture 2005-2006 and as associate director of Penn State’s Annual Fund 1999-2005. She also previously served as associate director of international and corporate relations for the Penn State Alumni Association and associate director of marketing and membership.

Wilson taught art history for 14 years as part of Penn State’s Continuing Education program. She also served on the Centre County Women’s Resource Center Board of Directors and chaired the center’s finance committee.

She received her B.A. in liberal arts and fine arts from Lock Haven University and her M.A. in history of art and photography from Penn State.

Agnes Scott College educates women to think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times. Students are drawn to Agnes Scott by its excellent academic reputation, exceptional faculty and metropolitan Atlanta location—offering myriad social, cultural and experiential learning opportunities. This highly selective liberal arts college is known for its diverse and dynamic intellectual community. Through SUMMIT, it provides every student, regardless of major, with an individualized course of study and co-curricular experiences that develop leadership abilities and understanding of complex global dynamics.