Educational BackgroundMaster of Public Policy and Management, University of PittsburghMaster of Divinity, Pittsburgh Theological SeminaryBachelor of Arts, Sociology, State University of New York
Professional Background Donna Anderson became RMU's first Director of Student Civic Engagement in 2007, after serving two years as Director of America's Promise - both in the Division of Student Life. Donna's primary responsibilities include Community Service, the Nonprofit Leadership Association Certificate Program, Service-Learning, and voter registration and engagement. Prior to coming to RMU, Donna spent 10 years as a leader in the nonprofit sector serving as Senior Director, Community-Based Programs and Services, YWCA Greater Pittsburgh; Executive Director, National Conference for Community and Justice (Pittsburgh Chapter) and Executive Director, Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers of Southwestern Pennsylvania. Earlier in her career, Donna spent eight years as a church pastor in the United Methodist Church, where she is an ordained Elder.
Area of Expertise/ResearchStudent Leadership Development
Nonprofit ManagementProgram & Event PlanningUniversity-Community PartnershipsDiversity & Inclusion