Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Year Started at DWU: 2011
Strengths: Responsibility | Communication | Belief | Discipline | Harmony
Education History: Crown College (B.S.), University of South Dakota (M.S.A.)
Professional History: Kitty is responsible for oversight and implementation of strategic initiatives for university fundraising and alumni relations. She is also a key contact for DWU’s United Methodist constituency. Before coming to Mitchell, Allen served as the director of the Appalachian Local Pastors School a United Methodist Course of Study School located in Barbourville, Ken., for nine years, and she worked in advancement at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Ken., for several years prior.
Family: Kitty is married to Dr. Joel Allen, associate professor of religion at DWU. They have two daughters, Johanna and Emma.