Bonnie Williams will join The Ford Family Foundation Scholarship Office in Eugene as the manager of scholar and alumni engagement at the end of October.
Williams has worked at the University of Oregon School of Law as the associate director of the Center for Career Planning and Professional Development, where she counseled law students and graduates on career goals and transitions. She also has experience working with alumni.
Williams earned a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and communication from the University of Alaska in 1998 and a law degree from the University of Oregon in 2004.
Director of Postsecondary Success Denise Callahan said the Scholarship Office had an extensive search to fill this new position.
“We are thrilled to have found her and really look forward to bringing her experience and expertise, particularly in student and alumni career support and program development, to this new work,” Callahan said. “And on top of all of that, she is a fantastic person.”