Monday, October 1, 2001

Washington College Welcomes Pamela Chamberlain, New Director of Alumni and Parent Relations

Chestertown, MD, October 1, 2001 — Washington College is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Chamberlain as the new Director of Alumni and Parent Relations. Previously, Chamberlain was a consultant to the College's Alumni Office and has served full-time in similar positions at Drexel University and at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center. Her appointment became effective August 15, 2001.

During 10 years as Coordinator of Alumni Affairs at the University of Texas Southwest Medical Center, Chamberlain was responsible for programming, fund raising, board liaison and data management for an alumni constituency of 12,000. Chamberlain also served as Assistant Vice President for Alumni Relations at Drexel University and the MCP Hahneman Medical Center in Philadelphia and as Exhibition Coordinator and Coordinator of Museum Events for the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts.
Originally from Austin, TX, Chamberlain is a cum laude graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and has substantial professional and volunteer experience in institutional advancement and fund raising. She has worked as a successful freelance writer and, in her early career, gained broad experience in events planning and management, public relations and promotion of the arts. She and her husband, Dick, reside in Rock Hall, MD.
"It is gratifying to be at a school where so many alumni still feel a closeness and loyalty to the institution," she said of Washington College. "The challenge to our office now is to use the strength of the alumni who are involved to reach out to those who can and should be involved and to bring parents of our current students into a closer relationship with the College."
"Pam brings a strong background to the College," said Dr. John S. Toll, President of Washington College. "I have the highest confidence in her abilities and look forward to the new energy and ideas she will bring to the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations."

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