Donna Harper ('77, '81M, '86Ed.S.)

Donna Harper is the Vice President for Access and Enrollment Management at JMU.  She has served in various positions at the university since graduating in 1977 including Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Health and Recreation, Associate Vice President for Students Affairs and Executive Assistant to the President.  She has enjoyed the various roles and responsibilities she has had the opportunity to have and strives to encourage and support others at the university to find their passion.  As an undergraduate she played field hockey and is a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha.  She continues to be involved through the Duke Club and advising ASA.  Donna also serves as the co-coordinator of the College Student Personnel Administration graduate program and teaches a graduate class in the program.

Donna enjoys working in the community and currently serves on the Rockingham Educational Foundation and The Community Foundation, serving as officers on both boards.  She received her B.S. in Business, M.S. in Counselor Education/College Student Personnel Administration, and Ed.S. in Counselor Education from JMU.  She and her husband, Randy, live in Port Republic and their two children also graduated from JMU.  They both enjoy “babysitting” their two grandchildren (who already know how to say “Go Dukes!”).

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