Bethany College has selected Jodi White as the new Director of Alumni Relations. Vice President of Institutional Advancement, David Earle, commented, “Jodi brings strong alumni relations experience to the office. I am excited to have her begin her time at Bethany, as I know she will be able to hit the ground running.”
White brings extensive experience in event planning, graphic design, and a strong understanding of the higher ed culture and environment.
Interim President, Beth Mauch, states, “I am so happy that Jodi is joining our team. An engaged alumni network is crucial to Bethany’s future successes, and Jodi’s experience in alumni relations will be invaluable to us. I look forward to working with her and learning from her wisdom in this area.”
White is a graduate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in Design and Visual Communications. She was the Director of Alumni Relations at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, MO for five years. She also has experience in admissions and institutional advancement.
Jodi, her husband, Curran, and their children moved to Lindsborg in early 2019, after Curran was named the new head coach of the Bethany Swedes football program.
Jodi will begin her work at Bethany September 9.
Bethany College, established by Swedish Lutheran immigrants in 1881, is a college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. The mission of Bethany College is to educate, develop, and challenge individuals to reach for truth and excellence as they lead lives of faith, learning, and service. Bethany connects its past, present, and future with distinctive initiatives like Swedes to Sweden, a free service-learning trip for the sophomore class to Sweden, and the Good Life Scholarship, presenting all local high school graduates with a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to the college. Bethany College is on the Web at www.bethanylb.edu and is located in Lindsborg, Kansas, the fine arts and crafts capital of the state.