Brandy Cox To Head UA Alumni Association

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Brandy Cox, a University of Arkansas graduate who grew up in Hot Springs Village, has been named associate vice chancellor for alumni and executive director of the Arkansas Alumni Association at the University of Arkansas, starting April 21.

“The search for the next executive director of the Arkansas Alumni Association drew a very strong candidate pool, but Brandy Cox clearly stood out,” said Chris Wyrick, vice chancellor for advancement. “I know she will provide great leadership for our outstanding staff, and I am confident she has the experience to be an effective executive director and will do an excellent job in the new role of chief development officer for the Alumni Association for Campaign Arkansas.”

Cox previously worked in alumni relations and development at the University of the Ozarks in Clarksville and is currently the senior director of university programs for the OSU Foundation at Oklahoma State University.

“I could not be more thrilled with the hiring of Brandy Cox as our executive director,” said John C. Reap, B.S.B.A.’70, president of the Arkansas Alumni Association Inc. “I am confident that her leadership, coupled with the efforts of our accomplished staff, will truly result in our ‘raising the bar’ at all levels.”

Cox earned her bachelor’s degree in radio, TV and film from the University of the Ozarks and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Arkansas.

She has worked as the Arkansas director of communications for the 2004 Bush-Cheney campaign, as a district executive for the Boy Scouts of America, as director of development and director of alumni relations at the University of the Ozarks before taking her present position at Oklahoma State.