CONWAY, Ark. (December 9, 2013) – Hendrix alumna Ann L.
Turney will return to her alma mater
to serve as Director of Leadership Gifts, effective in January 2014.
In her new role, Turney, a 1975 Hendrix graduate, will
be responsible for working closely with alumni and friends to secure significant philanthropic
commitments that support the mission and goals of the College.
"Ann Turney has an impressive record of accomplishment at
the College of Pharmacy, she’s widely respected by her colleagues, and she
possesses the unique skill set we were seeking for this important position,” said
Dr. Kevin Braswell, vice president for development. “As a graduate and longtime
supporter, she also understands the College’s rich history and will bring a
high degree of credibility to her work as an ambassador and fundraiser for
Hendrix. We are thrilled to welcome her home.”
Turney previously worked for Hendrix for 20 years in a
variety of alumni relations, communications, and development roles. She was
Assistant Vice President for Advancement and Director of Alumni and College
Relations at Hendrix before joining the University Of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences College Of Pharmacy in 2005 as Director of Development, where she was
responsible for all areas of development in the College of Pharmacy, including
"I am pleased to have been given an opportunity to return
to Hendrix at this exciting time in the
College's history,” said Turney. “I look forward joining the
Advancement team in working to meet the needs of this remarkable
Founded in 1876,
Hendrix College is a national leader in engaged liberal arts and sciences
education. For the sixth consecutive year, Hendrix was named one of the
country’s “Up and Coming” liberal arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report.
Hendrix is featured in the latest edition of Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change
the Way You Think about Colleges,
as well as the 2014 Princeton Review’s The Best 378 Colleges, Forbes magazine's list of America's Top Colleges, and
the 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges. Hendrix has been affiliated with the United
Methodist Church since 1884. For more information, visit www.hendrix.edu.