Spring/Summer 2018: 1990s


Alissa Campbell Shaw, BBA ’92, Memphis, Tenn., earned an EdD in higher and adult education from the University of Memphis in 2017. Formerly the university’s director of annual giving, she now leads International Paper’s global corporate and foundation philanthropic and community engagement efforts as executive director of International Paper Foundation and senior manager, community engagement, global citizenship. 


Alexandra Silver, BS ’96, Las Vegas, Nev., has been named executive director of the Clark County Medical Society (CCMS). She has a more than 20-year career in operations, program management and event planning in the non-profit and private sector and years of nonprofit leadership experience. Her previous position was director of development for Planned Parenthood. She is the recipient of the Young Leadership Award by Jewish Nevada, a member of the Temple Sinai congregation and an alumna of Alpha Phi. 

Sarah West, MA ’96, Cleveland, earned a PhD in urban education from Cleveland State University in May 2017. She was joined at her commencement by her husband, Tom West, MFA ’16. She works at CSU in undergraduate studies and her husband is director of technical theater at Western Reserve Academy.


Paul Richardson, MEd ’99, San Francisco, was recently appointed president for the Sequoia Hospital Foundation in Redwood City, Calif. With 18 years of philanthropic management experience, Richardson will take over the fundraising responsibilities for one of the top ranked cardiovascular boutique hospitals in the nation.