January 10, 2005
University Appoints Tracey J. Hunter Hayes as Director of Alumni
University has appointed Tracey J. Hunter Hayes, a 1987
Lincoln graduate and former University Trustee, as Director
of Alumni Relations. He returns to his Alma Mater after serving
in the same position from 2000 to 2002. He reports to Vice President
for Development and External Relations Michael B. Hill.
Lincoln University is pleased
to have Mr. Hunter Hayes to direct Alumni Relations and further
strengthen our ties to the graduates of this historic institution,
University President Ivory V. Nelson, Ph.D., said. He
has always been a staunch Lincoln supporter.
Vice President Hill said that Hunter
Hayes is expected to provide strong organizational leadership
for our alumni programs, services and chapters as he also solicits
alumni support for fund-raising goals.
Hunter Hayes, who also has served
as the vice president and president of Lincolns Philadelphia
Alumni Chapter, said that he appreciates the opportunity to
represent his alma mater to other alumni.
This is an opportunity to transform
into action the vision and priorities that the University and
alumni have been working toward, Hunter Hayes said. I
have actively witnessed and participated in Lincolns successes
and I am excited to contribute my energies to its continued
Hunter Hayes earned his Bachelors
degree in Philosophy from Lincoln in 1987, and his Master of
Library Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh in
1989. In addition, he is a 2004 graduate of Virginia Union University,
School of Theology -- earning a Master of Divinity degree.
He served on Lincolns Board
of Trustees from May 2002 to December 2004. Professionally,
he has been assisting the ministries of St. Pauls Baptist,
Zion Baptist, and the American Baptist Churches USA,
and has also traveled to Ghana, West Africa. He is listed in
Whos Who Among Black Americans.
During his many years of experience
in librarianship, Hunter Hayes was awarded several career and
leadership opportunities including a research fellowship at
the American Library Association in Chicago. He also was appointed
as delegate to the White House Conference on Libraries, and
The International Federation of Library Associates (IFLA), in
the former USSR and Istanbul, Turkey.
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