Scott Miniea, the former director of grants and corporate/foundation relations at William Woods University, has been promoted to associate vice president of university advancement.
He is responsible for overall management of the university advancement team’s efforts in the areas of development and alumni relations.
Miniea also serves WWU as director of the Heartland Regional Affiliate for PeaceJam and as a supervisor for the Missouri Campus Compact VISTA project.
An employee of Fulton Public Schools from 1997 to 2006, Miniea’s positions there included program director of the A+ Schools Program, the Fulton Learn and Serve America (service-learning) Program, the Fulton AmeriCorps Program, and the STARS Program. Prior to coming to Fulton, he worked in the New Franklin Public Schools for four years.
Miniea earned both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from the University of Missouri.
Active in professional and community organizations, Miniea is a member of the American Association of Grant Professionals, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He is past chair of the Missouri Service-Learning Advisory Council and currently a board member for Columbia Chorale, Inc. Miniea is also a founding board member, secretary of Trail to a Cure, Inc.
He has also received numerous honors, including an Inspire by Example Award and twice earning the Outstanding Service in Education Award from Fulton Public Schools.