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Program Staff

Anne Gordon - Program Manager

headshot of Anne GordonAnne Gordon, a Nashville native, began as the Program Manager for the Ingram Scholars Program in September 2006. Previously, she worked at Columbia College, the College of Charleston, and the University of Richmond, where she coordinated the Bonner Scholars Program.

Anne received her bachelor's degree in Art History from the University of Richmond and her master's in Student Personnel Services from the University of South Carolina.

Anne is married to Stuart Gordon, who serves on the staff of First Presbyterian Church. They have two sons, Andrew and Will.


The Program Manager  assists with new Scholar recruitment and selections, arranging campus visits and interviews. The program manager plans and coordinates orientation with staff and Scholars, and assists them with program activities during the year. She maintains yearlong contact with Scholars, alumni, advisors, and the Faculty Director. The program manager also schedules programs and events with the Ingram family, and organizes those events.



Kelly King - Service Project Coordinator

Kelly King HeadshotKelly King is a second-year M.Ed. student in the Peabody College Higher Education Administration program. Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Secondary Education and English from Clemson University in 2016. 

After completing her undergraduate education, Kelly taught high school English Literature for four years in Easley, South Carolina. Her time in the classroom sparked a passion for helping students discover and achieve their goals. 

Kelly is excited to work with a program that provides the opportunity for impassioned individuals to create impactful progress. She is inspired by the scholars' work and hopes to provide meaningful collaboration to a talented and impressive team. 


The Service Project Coordinator is responsible for leading a monthly  seminar and workshop for sophomore scholars conducting a summer project. She guides and  mentors the proposal writing and revision process, its defense and approval. While at their  summer project site, Scholars will check in with the Service Project  Coordinator with weekly updates. Finally, the Service Project  Coordinator monitors the  reflection retreat, final reports and presentations.