Art College Announces New VP for Advancement



The Memphis College of Art has a new vice president for college advancement.

Shawna Engel is now responsible for all fundraising and advancement efforts, including relationship-building. Engel has more than 20 years of customer service, nonprofit development, and academic administration experience.

Her most recent post was as director of development for the University of Memphis' Cecil C. Humpheys School of Law. In that role she oversaw a $12 million capital campaign to move the law school from the university's campus to its new home downtown, in a former customs house and post office on Front Street. Before that Engel worked as director of annual giving, director of alumni, and admissions counselor for Christian Brothers University.

She holds a bachelor's degree in English/corporate communications and a master's degree in business administration from CBU.

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