Sheila Dossett has been appointed interim executive director of alumni affairs at the University of Mississippi, effective March 2. Tim Walsh, who has been executive director since 2008, retires March 1.
Dossett is senior associate director of alumni affairs and director of alumni activities for the schools of Applied Sciences and Education. A member of the alumni affairs staff since 2001, she joined the university staff as an advancement associate for the School of Applied Sciences.
Dossett also serves as adviser for the Student Alumni Council, a leadership organization sponsored by the Ole Miss Alumni Association that is open to all UM students. A Jackson native, Dossett received her bachelor’s degree in education from Ole Miss in 1975.
Walsh will be the assistant vice president for alumni affairs at the University of Florida.
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