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Program Staff

Anne Gordon - Program Manager

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Anne Gordon, a Nashville native, has a 23-year career working with college students who care about their communities and offer their gifts in service. She received a bachelor’s degree in Art History from the University of Richmond and a master’s degree in Student Personnel Services from the University of South Carolina. Anne has since worked with students at Columbia College, the College of Charleston, Richmond, and Vanderbilt. She began working with the Ingram Scholars Program in 2006 and has served with all four faculty directors of the program.

Anne’s husband Stuart is an Associate Pastor at 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 - Program Coordinator

Kelly King HeadshotKelly King began working with the Ingram Scholars Program as a graduate assistant in May 2021. After an inspiring year with this remarkable program, she was thankfully given the opportunity to extend her tenure and now serves full-time as the Academic and Educational Support Program Coordinator. 

Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Kelly 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. Her time in the classroom sparked a passion for helping students discover and achieve their goals. This passion led to Kelly's pursuit of further education, and she graduated from Vanderbilt University's Peabody College with her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration in 2022.  

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


The Program 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 Program Coordinator with weekly updates. Finally, the Program Coordinator monitors the  reflection retreat, final reports and presentations. Additionally, the Program Coordinator assists with and supervises all Scholar service.