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Hawkins brings institutional knowledge, extensive experience as Webb Alumni

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 3:17 pm

BELL BUCKLE, TENN. – The Webb School has announced the appointment of Jonathon Hawkins as Director of Alumni and Development. The announcement was made in a message from Head of School Ken Cheeseman to the Webb Community. His appointment is effective July 1.

“Jonathon’s experience in alumni and development, both at Webb and at the collegiate level, will benefit our Webb community as we look to continue to grow our annual fund and consider an ambitious capital campaign in the near future,” said Cheeseman.  “Beyond his experience, Jonathon’s warmth, kindness, and ability to communicate effectively will also enhance the culture of philanthropy at Webb.”

Since 2017, Hawkins, a Murfreesboro resident, has served as Webb’s Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving and most recently as Associate Director for Alumni and Development. Prior to his service at Webb, he was Executive Director of Alumni and Development for Cumberland University from 2006-2017.  He is a two-time graduate of Middle Tennessee State University, where he was awarded a Bachelor of Science with a major in mass communication and a Master of Education in administration and supervision with a concentration in higher education.

“It is an honor to be named as The Webb School’s Director of Alumni and Development, and I am thankful to Ken Cheeseman and the Board for their confidence and trust in me. I am eager to lead the Alumni and Development Office and its hardworking team to even greater success in support of the school’s mission,” Hawkins said. “As a current team member, loyal donor, and father of a Webb graduate, I am excited now more than ever about Webb’s position within the educational landscape and how fundraising and alumni engagement can make a transformational impact on the school’s future.”