Jenny Dunn, Special Assistant to Spartanburg Methodist College President Colleen Perry Keith, has been awarded a $1000 grant to the 2015 NAPAHE Conference in Washington DC, to be held on March 13-15, 2015.
NAPAHE, the National Association of Presidential Assistants in Higher Education, enhances the profession of its members through programs, networking and information resources that address the broad range of roles fulfilled by presidential assistants in service to presidential leadership and higher education. The organization provides members a powerful venue to share professional experiences and ideas that spearhead personal success.
NAPAHE is an affiliate organization of the American Council on Education (ACE). NAPAHE meets once a year, in conjunction with ACE’s annual meeting. Colleagues from colleges and universities across the country, and internationally, join together to network, exchange ideas in interactive sessions, and explore and discuss topics of mutual interest that broaden their knowledge of strategic higher education issues, executive speech writing, strategic planning, event management, relation and coalition building, fundraising and advancement activities, communications, legislative and governmental affairs, and office management.
Dunn assumed the role of special assistant to the president in July of 2014, and continues to serves as Director of Human Resources for Spartanburg Methodist College. Dunn has over twenty-five years of service with SMC, serving in such capacities as Director of Human Resources and Controller. Dunn holds a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of South Carolina. She is an active member of First Presbyterian Church and resides in Spartanburg with her husband Joe.