About The Circle

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Established in 2020 as an official affinity group of the UWG Alumni Association, The Circle recognizes former presidents and chairs of the UWG Alumni Association Board of Directors. This group of individuals dedicated years of service to the University of West Georgia and the UWG Alumni Association and continues to invest their time, talent, and treasure to make UWG the best it can be for our students and alumni.

Responsibilities of The Circle

  • Serve as ambassadors for the university and the UWG Alumni Association
  • Stay informed about news and activities at the university and the UWG Alumni Association
  • Serve in an advisory capacity to the UWG Alumni Association

Members of the Circle

  • 1934-35: Christine Rogers Henson
  • 1939-40: Stewart Martin
  • 1942-43: John Mandeville
  • 1944-45: John Mandeville
  • 1945-46: Nancy Stallworth
  • 1946-47: Robert D. Tisinger
  • 1947-48: Bob Webb
  • 1948-49: Tom Loftin
  • 1949-50: Ed Harman
  • 1950-51: Margaret Cheney Robison
  • 1952-53: Lamar Knight
  • 1953-54: Aubrey Gilbert
  • 1954-55: C.C. Perkins
  • 1955-57: Lewis Adams
  • 1958-59: Ethel McGiboney
  • 1959-60: L.L. Simonton
  • 1960-64: Angie Luck Cook '44*
  • 1964-66: David Barrow
  • 1966-68: Al Cohen '64*
  • 1969-70: Mildred Garner Norrell
  • 1971-72: W. Ross Glover '58
  • 1972-73: Neal Shepard '69
  • 1973-76: Mike Purvis '70 '73
  • 1976-77: Tommy Greer '71*
  • 1977-79: Frances Astin
  • 1979-81: Rodney Vollenweider
  • 1981-82: David Harris '74 '78
  • 1982-83: Frances Estes
  • 1983-84: Tracy Teal '71
  • 1984-85: Frances Estes
  • 1985-86: Angie Barker '71*
  • 1986-87: W.H. Smith '63
  • 1987-88: Steve Sampler '75 '94
  • 1988-89: Greg Shadrix '78
  • 1989-91: Daniel Jackson '74
  • 1991-92: Dr. Rick Martin '73
  • 1992-93: Phyllis Bowman Cash '81*
  • 1993-94: Sandeep Kapoor '86
  • 1994-95: Don Rogers '67
  • 1995-96: Warren L. Jones '39
  • 1996-97: Annie Peacock-Stewart '83
  • 1997-98: Frank Ingui '82
  • 1998-99: Zach Steed '89
  • 2004-05: Mr. Scott Kauffman '97
  • 2013-15: Mr. Greg Benda '05
  • 2015-17: Mrs. Cynthia E. Saxon '82 '91 '94
  • 2017-19: Dr. Jason Thogmartin '06 '07
  • Mr. Doyle R. Akins '62
  • Ms. Mignon Y. Carter '86
  • Mr. Rob T. Dial '06
  • Mrs. Patricia Durrough '90
  • Dr. Brad Lipham '91
  • Mr. Brian O. McLeod '99
  • Mr. Donald H. Newsom '73
  • Mrs. Christy Sammon '90
  • Mrs. Debra Sampler '75 '79
  • Mr. Rodney P. Smith '87
  • Mrs. Bonnie Wolf '71