UNC Asheville Welcomes Back Alumna Elizabeth Saxman Underwood as Senior Director of Alumni Relations

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Elizabeth Underwood

UNC Asheville has named Elizabeth Saxman Underwood as senior director of alumni relations, and the 2001 UNC Asheville graduate will return to her alma mater to begin work on July 14.

Underwood comes to Asheville from the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (UAFS) where she has served as associate vice chancellor for government and university relations for the past two years, culminating more than a decade of service to the University of Arkansas system that included leading the UAFS alumni affairs office.

“We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth Underwood home to her alma mater as the senior director of alumni relations,” said Carla Willis, UNC Asheville vice chancellor for university advancement. “Elizabeth brings more than a decade of experience and best practices in alumni and university relations to this role. She is uniquely positioned to build upon the firm foundation of our current alumni relations model to create a world-class program here at UNC Asheville.”

For more details, read the press release