Employee named assistant vice president

Trine University has promoted a veteran employee to lead its Office of University Marketing and Communications.

Jill Boggs has been named Trine’s assistant vice president of the University Jill BoggsMarketing and Communications department and reports directly to the president. She was the director of the former Brand & Integrated Marketing department for six years before accepting a position with Trine’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) in May 2013. For 15 months, Boggs served as SPS campus director of Trine’s Fort Wayne Regional Campus in Fort Wayne, Ind.

“I’m pleased that Jill has returned to Angola to lead our talented marketing team at such an exciting time,” said Earl D. Brooks II, Ph.D., Trine president. “We have a lot of great news to share with a year of record enrollment growth, a leading job placement rate and new construction on campus.”

Before beginning her career at Trine, Boggs was the chief executive officer of the Angola Area Chamber of Commerce for six years. She attended Ball State University and received a Master of Science in management from Indiana Wesleyan University.

Boggs is the Trine University representative on the board of directors for Turnstone in Fort Wayne, an organization that serves people with disabilities and is a partner with Trine’s new Doctor of Physical Therapy program. She is chair of Turnstone’s Marketing Committee and serves on the Human Resources Committee. For several years, Boggs was a member of the board of directors for the Steuben County Council on Aging and was president of the board.

After living in the Angola area for 23 years, Boggs and her husband, Sam, now reside in Chain O’Lakes State Park in Albion, Ind. To contact Boggs, send email to boggsj@trine.edu or call 260.665.4149.