Hello, KCU!

Alex Hopkins, Director of Alumni Development and Annual Giving

As KCU’s new director of Alumni Development and Annual Giving, Alex Hopkins has connected with alumni across the country. He started in June 2019 and has already traveled to Baltimore, Phoenix, Wichita and Dallas.

Above: Alex Hopkins connects with Joseph Dorsten, DO (COM ’69), and Sally Dorsten at the recent KCU Alumni Dinner during AOA.

Hopkins is embracing his new position, “It’s so important for me to meet face-to-face with alumni. I feel very lucky that the biggest focus of my job is building relationships. I have already made some great friends, and I’m excited about meeting more of KCU’s amazing alumni.”

As director of Alumni Development and Annual Giving at KCU, Alex is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs, projects and events to strengthen alumni and student engagement. Additionally, he is responsible for the management and execution of KCU’s comprehensive annual giving program.

Alex comes to KCU from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX, where he was the executive director of Alumni Affairs. Prior to his work at Baylor, Alex was at the University of Missouri from 2007 to 2014 as manager of Alumni Affairs at the School of Medicine and as Director of the Medical School Foundation.