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W&L Development Officer Tabbed to CASE District III Cabinet Kenny Melvin was elected by his peers to serve a two-year term.

Kenny-Melvin-scaled-512x533 W&L Development Officer Tabbed to CASE District III CabinetKenny Melvin

Kenny Melvin, senior director of development at Washington and Lee, was recently named as a district cabinet member for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Melvin was elected to serve a two-year term with the CASE District III Cabinet, serving members from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. District III is one of eight districts across the U.S./Canada region that provides networking, programming and member engagement. He began his term on July 1, 2022.

“Serving on the cabinet gives W&L visibility and representation as one of the few small liberal arts institutions,” said Melvin. “CASE provides best practices and a network of advancement colleagues working toward the same goal to give students the educational opportunity to become leaders in society.”

Melvin was nominated and elected to the position by a group of peers within District III. He has extensive prior volunteer experience within the organization, including as a member of the annual conference committee (2014­–20) and as a previous board member (2016–17).

CASE is a global nonprofit association dedicated to educational advancement professionals. The organization relies on the leadership and insights of volunteers to ensure that engagement, education and outreach initiatives are aligned with the current and emerging needs of the education sector.

A native of Hampton, Virginia, Melvin joined the development staff at W&L in 2018 after working for nearly 15 years on the Medical College of Virginia campus of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), most recently as a senior development officer for VCU’s School of Medicine.

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