Scott McKinney currently serves as executive director of Donor Relations, Stewardship and Volunteer Management. In this role, he leads a team of professionals who are responsible for sharing the impact of gifts with donors. This includes donor recognition programs, coordination of philanthropic naming of university facilities and linking donors with student scholarship recipients. He collaborates with the Office of Student Financial Aid, the Kent State University Foundation and other departments throughout the university to ensure donated funds are effectively used. Scott also coordinates volunteer activities for the Campaign Executive Committee and the Kent State University Foundation Board of Directors.
Scott began working at Kent State in June 2008, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Leisure Services Management, as well as a Master of Public Administration degree, both from Kent State.
Scott’s favorite thing about Kent State is that he really enjoys working for a fantastic organization that happens to be his alma mater!