Turner Named Alumni Director at Concord University

For Immediate Release: 
Jun 15 2011

CONTACT: Sarah Dalton
Concord University
Office of Advancement
PO Box 1000, Athens, WV 24712
(304) 384-6312, news@concord.edu

Turner Named Alumni Director at Concord University

Sarah Lively Turner

ATHENS, W.Va. – Sarah Lively Turner of Princeton has been named Director of Alumni Affairs/Executive Director of the Concord University Alumni Association. She began her duties in May.

“Sarah’s a perfect fit for this position. Her years of experience in higher-ed combined with her warm, friendly personality are just the qualities we need to reconnect with our alumni. She is committed to building and maintaining strong relationships between Concord’s alumni, family and friends. The Advancement Office is thrilled to have her on our team,” Concord University Interim Vice President of Advancement Alicia Besenyei said.

Turner has a background in higher education having served as an admissions counselor and regional statewide campus director. She has taught communications at Concord as an adjunct instructor.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Concord in 1998 and a master’s degree in communication studies from Marshall University.

“I am very honored to be back at Concord and serving the institution in this position,” Turner said. “I’m excited to be a part of the Advancement Team and am looking forward to working with all of our great alumni and helping keep them connected to their alma mater.”