Director, Annual Giving
Office: AAC 302F
William Skaggs came to WKU in 2002 following a number of years in retail banking. He has worked in Alumni Relations and Annual Giving capacities on the Hill. In his current role as Director of Annual Giving, William oversees the strategic development and implementation of a comprehensive solicitation calendar for the alumni and friends of WKU. Annual Giving is responsible for multiple channels of solicitation, including personal visits, TopperTalk (student phonathon), direct mail, email and web.
William has presented on the topics of annual giving and operational collaboration at multiple Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) conferences in Kentucky and the southeast U.S. A native of Hazard, Kentucky, William received a bachelor’s degree in music and a MBA, both from WKU.