Welcome Alumni

23-24 Alumni Board of Governors

Hello, fellow Hendrix College Alumni! 

I am excited to serve as your Alumni Association Board of Governors Chair this year. I hope you will use this site to stay connected with all things Hendrix - upcoming events, sports, Alumni Weekend, alumni news and anything else related to the college. 

The Office of Alumni & Constituent Engagement do all they can to connect with you and to keep you informed. Have you joined the Alumni & Friends Facebook page? Have you found other alumni through the LinkedIn Hendrix College Alumni Association page? Have you joined the conversation through @HendrixAlumni on Instagram? Do you receive your monthly Hendrix Alumni E-newsletter? If you don't receive the newsletter and would like to, update your contact information with the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement

We hope to see you connect with Hendrix soon!

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Barrett Goodwin '17
Chair, 2023-2024 Alumni Association Board of Governors

P.S. Every wonder what life is like as an Alumni Association Board of Governors Member? Here's a perspective from new member, Rip Weaver '06.

2023-2024 Alumni Association Board of Governors

2023-2024 Officers:  
Barrett Goodwin '17, Chair
Philip Shell '92, Vice Chair

  • Chris Spatz '62
  • Thea Siria Spatz '62
  • Ned Metcalf '67
  • Linda Pondexter Chesterfield '69
  • Jane Case Hawkins '72
  • Marsha Moffat Daniels '75
  • Joni Coley Pearson '79
  • Dennie Compton '79
  • Sue Gattinger Farris '80
  • Ken Pearson '80
  • Miah Frazier Michaelsen '83
  • Tim McKenna '90
  • JoDee Wilson McKenna '92
  • Philip Shell '92
  • Ashley Ross '96
  • Matty Smith Ross '96
  • Jackie Wright '00
  • Ateca Foreman '04
  • Grant Morshedi '04
  • Walker Dyer '05
  • Anna Parker Morshedi '05
  • Ben Rugg '05
  • Cassie Jackson Dyer '06
  • Maradyth Hopper McKenzie '06
  • Megan Faulk Rugg '06
  • Rip Weaver '06
  • Amanda Brooks '08
  • Colin McKenzie '08
  • Brett Carr '10
  • Becky Flynn '10 
  • Molly Lentz '14
  • James Owen '16
  • Barrett Goodwin '17
  • Mattie Thacker '17
  • Ana Romero Flores '20

Membership on the Alumni Association Board of Governors:

  • Provides opportunities for alumni to give something back to the College.
  • Gives alumni a chance to hear current news from the College.
  • Opens doors for alumni participation in the life of the College in areas of admission, career development, development, and communications.
  • Gives alumni an opportunity to volunteer.
  • Gives alumni a chance to interact with students about their Hendrix experiences.
  • Provides networking opportunities for alumni across the nation and the world.
  • Learn more about what we do as your Alumni Association Board of Governors. Interested in serving the College? Email the Alumni Office at

Alumni Association Awards

The Alumni Association currently gives four awards:

Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award

The Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award is given by the Alumni Association to living alumni who have distinguished themselves in their vocations, service to humanity and service to the College.

Previous recipients

Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award

The Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumna Award shall be presented to an alumnus or alumna of Hendrix College who has shown accomplishments and promise in his or her chosen profession or in service to the broader community and has demonstrated a continuing loyalty, support and advocacy for the college. The recipient should be within 15 years of his or her graduation from the college (for 2016 awards, the class of 2001 - present will be considered).

Previous recipients

James E. Major Service Award

The James E. Major Service Award was created in 1981 to honor Dr. James E. Major of Little Rock, a 1940 alumnus, senior vice president emeritus and minister in the Little Rock conference of the United Methodist Church. It is given for meritorious service to the College.

Previous recipients

Hendrix College Humanitarian Award

The Humanitarian Award is presented by the Hendrix College Alumni Association to living alumni who have significantly improved the quality of life in the world through their service and dedication to humanity.

Previous recipients


Contact the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement.