MUW Alumni Association

Proudly Representing the Long Blue Line Through Community, Support, and Recruitment

The Mississippi University for Women Alumni Association exists to support and promote the mission of Mississippi University for Women while providing alumni engagement opportunities as the University's officially affiliated alumni organization.

The MUWAA serves the University by encouraging all alumni to recruit students, act as positive ambassadors for the institution, and make generous financial contributions for MUW's future.

The University continues to evolve to meet the needs of the students in our ever-changing world, our strength lies in our educational programs, our beautiful and historic campus, our commitment to students, and our alumni. You are an important member of MUW's past, please join us and be a part of our future.


MUWAA Board of Directors

Alumni Association Board of Directors

Class of 2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017

Augustus Argrett, 2002
Madison, Mississippi


Barbara E. Austin, 1963
Jackson, Mississippi


Katherine Shell Benson, 2003
Southaven, Mississippi




David Ivey, 1992
Lilburn, Georgia


Troy J. Lewis, 1991
Evans, Georgia


Brandy Burnette, 2000
Horn Lake, Mississippi




Jenny Katool, 1978
Jackson, Mississippi


Donna E. Marrero, 1982
Tuscaloosa, Alabama


Chris Halbrooks, 2001
Southlake, Texas




Katy Canion Pacelli, 2000
Brandon, Mississippi


Wanda G. Ray, 1963
Steens, Mississippi


Malinda Mabry-Scott, 1978
Clarkville, Tennessee




Mary Libby Bickerstaff Payne, 1954
Pearl, Mississippi


Stephen Taylor, 1999
Boone, North Carolina


Carrie V. Pate, 2007
Vancleave, Mississippi




Amy Strickland Tate, 1997
Tupelo, Mississippi


Elizabeth Yoste Whittington, 2000
Southaven, Mississippi







 2014-2015 Officers

President: Jenny Katool

President-Elect: Amy Strickland Tate

Secretary: Katy Canion Pacelli

Treasurer: Malinda Mabry-Scott

Parliamentarian: Wesley House Garrett*, 1998, Columbus, Mississippi

Past President: Cheryl Jackson Cooper, 1982, Ocean Springs, Mississippi


Ex-Officio Members

MUW President: Jim Borsig*

MUW Foundation Board Chairman: Ruth Pettey Jones, 1976

MUW Director of Alumni Relations: Lyndsay Cumberland, 2007*



*Non-voting members

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