Show your Ichabod Pride by joining the Washburn Alumni Association or renewing your membership. You'll receive numerous benefits as a member and be giving back to the University.Join or renew now!
The Washburn University Alumni Association board of directors consists of 16 members, all Washburn alumni, including a president and vice president.Meet the board
Washburn's faculty consists of professors from an array of backgrounds ranging from Washburn to Ivy League alumni.Meet the faculty
The Alumni Association office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
All three full-time employees of the Alumni Association are Ichabods. Each received a degree from Washburn. We also have a student worker.
Alumni Association Director Susie Hoffmann, bba ’87: Susie has been the director of the Alumni Association since 1999. She is a Topeka native and Topeka West graduate. Susie’s duties include managing the Alumni Association, budgeting, organizing our traveling, which includes trips to destinations across the globe, growing membership and multiple other tasks. She received a bachelor of business administration from Washburn in 1987. Susie was a member of the 2012-13 Leadership Washburn Class on campus. Contact Susie at 785.670.1643 or via email.
Alumni Association Assistant Director Megan Toth: Megan joined the Alumni Association staff in October 2013. She is a longtime Topekan who graduated from Washburn Rural High School and received a bachelor of science in education with an emphasis in sports management in 2011 from the University of Kansas. Megan worked at the University of Kansas Alumni Association for more than two years. Her duties at Washburn include evaluating membership programs and developing and implementing strategies to increase membership; assisting in development and design of brochures and mailings; planning, coordinating and facilitating alumni events; and serving as a contact/liaison for Alumni Fellow and Alumni Award programming. Contact Megan at 785.670.1651 or via email.
Alumni Association Media Specialist Ernie W. Webb III, ba ’98: Ernie has been the media specialist since 2011. He is a native of Joplin, Mo., and a Burlingame, Kan., High School graduate. Ernie’s duties include maintenance, writing and editing for the Alumni Association website and social media; budgeting, writing and editing The Ichabod alumni magazine; designing our mailings; and training Washburn’s campus content managers. He also planned and organized the 2013 Alumni Fellows programming. Ernie received a bachelor of arts in mass media from Washburn in 1998 and is pursuing a master of liberal studies. Contact Ernie at 785.670.2303 or via email.
Alumni Association Administrative Specialist Katy Browne, aa ’07: Katy has been the administrative specialist since 2001. She is a Topeka native and Hayden High School graduate. Katy’s duties include membership and assisting in organizing events, as well as several other responsibilities. She received an associate of arts from Washburn in 2007. Contact Katy at 785.670.1303 or via email.