Colleen McGinn of Fairfield University
Director of Alumni Engagement
Colleen McGinn is director of Alumni Engagement at Fairfield University. She focuses on young alumni programming, the university’s 50th reunion weekend and social media and is the main administrator for Fairfield’s online community. Colleen also serves as an advisor to the Student Alumni Association.
Colleen talks about advancement and her CASE experience.
Q: Describe your role at Fairfield.
A: I joined Fairfield University in 2005 as assistant director of Alumni Relations after graduating from the University of Connecticut. Since then, I’ve been lucky to have had the opportunity to dabble in almost every aspect of our Alumni Relations programs. I was promoted to director of Alumni Engagement in 2013.