Session 8C - Building Bridges in Scholarship Administration

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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This workshop will present the Scholarship Administrator training program offered by the Kent State University Office of Donor Services. Kent State has a decentralized system of awarding scholarships, and this new training program presents standardized information to new Scholarship Administrators. The presentation will also highlight other solutions that have been developed, including an electronic student thank you program, and scholarship administrator list-serv, and other enhancements to access to information and communication.

Expertise Level: Suitable for all levels
Shop Size: Suitable for any size shop
Subject Focus: Stewardship

Speaker Bio: Scott McKinney

Scott McKinney joined Kent State University in 2008, and is currently the director of stewardship and fund administration. In this role, he is responsible for sharing the impact of donations with donors. This includes donor recognition programs and linking donors with student scholarship recipients. He also collaborates with the Office of Student Financial Aid, the Kent State University Foundation, and departments throughout the university to ensure endowment funds are effectively used.