The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations exists to support the mission and purposes of university development, and the university as a whole.
With this mission in mind, we are here to serve you. If we can help you organize a Taylor gathering in your area, find a long-lost college friend or answer a question about your student or programs on campus, please contact us.
Office of Alumni and Parent Relations
236 West Reade Ave.
Upland, IN 46989-1001
Phone: (800) 882-3456 or (765) 998-5115
Fax: (765) 998-4850
Alumni and Parent Relations Staff
Sharon Campbell, Alumni Assistant
Sharon has been in this position since August 1995. She answers telephones and questions, maintains alumni records, helps support the alumni portal and does the alumni mailings. She supports Brent in helping implement the details of alumni events.
Sharon lives in Marion with her husband Ron and has two children Joel and Angela, both Taylor alums.
Phone: (765) 998-5115
Michael D. Mortensen, Director of Fort Wayne Alumni and Friend Relations ('91)
Michael directs Taylor's Fort Wayne Alumni Resource Center assisting Fort Wayne campus alumni from Fort Wayne Bible College, Summit Christian and TUFW. He serves and plans activities and reunions, raises support for the Fort Wayne Alumni Resource Center, and manages the Fort Wayne campus archives. Michael has worked for Taylor in multiple alumni and advancement roles since June 1997.
He lives in Fort Wayne with his wife, Christine (La Rue '92). They have five children.
Phone: (260) 744-8790
Brent Rudin, AVP Alumni and Parent Relations ('94)
Brent returned to campus after living in West Michigan for more than 15 years. As AVP, he serves Alumni and Parents by finding meaningful ways to more fully engage these two important groups to Taylor's community now and in the future. Brent has been in this position since September 2009.
He lives near campus with his wife, AnnElise (Larsen '94). They have three children.
Phone: (765) 998-5113
Amanda Schaffer Wilson, Director of Parent and Family Programs ('02)
Amanda Wilson joined the Alumni and Parent Relations team in January 2010. She is a 2002 Taylor graduate and completed two graduate degrees (Master of Public Affairs in Nonprofit Management and Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies) at Indiana University.
As Director of Parent and Family Programs, Amanda works to engage families in Taylor's community. She oversees events such as Parents and Family Weekend and Grandparent's Day, works with the Parents Council and partners with many campus offices to provide informative information to Taylor parents.
As a student, Amanda was involved in various leadership opportunities including working in the Advancement Office and being an Equestrian Club Officer. She enjoys traveling, sports, being with her friends and volunteering with her dog (Jireh) at Community North Hospital. Amanda lives in Noblesville, Ind. with her husband Jesse and attends Harvest Bible Chapel (Fishers).
Phone: (765) 998-5112
Emily Seeger, Assistant for Alumni and Parent Relations
Emily joined the Alumni and Parent Relations team in May 2008. She assists both the Director of Parent and Family Programs and the Direct of Alumni Programs. She also works on the web and updates records.
Emily lives in Daleville with her husband, two children and their German Shepherd. She enjoys spending time with her family, learning about different cultures and traveling to northern Michigan. She attends Tabor Baptist Church in Muncie, Ind.
Phone: (765) 998-5170
Marty (Cleveland) Songer, Director of Alumni and Parent Services ('78)
Marty directs the alumni and parent programs. She coordinates Homecoming and Parents Weekend and oversees other alumni and student activities throughout the year.
Marty lives in Upland and has two daughters Allison and Loralee, both Taylor alums.
Phone: (765) 998-5212