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John Kellogg '62 Named VP for Advancement at Simpson College

October 14, 2003

October 14, 2003, Greencastle, Ind. - John A. Kellogg, a 1962 graduate of DePauw University, has been named vice president for advancement at Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa. Kellogg, a member of Simpson's administrative staff since 1977, assumes oversight of the college's fund raising, alumni, marketing and public relations functions.

"John brings a deep love for Simpson and exceptional managerial skills to the position, demonstrated over more than a quarter century serving the college," notes Simpson College President Kevin LaGree. "I am convinced he will continue to serve the college well in this new capacity and deeply appreciate his willingness to take on these responsibilities."

Kellogg says he is looking forward to his new challenge. "My respect for Simpson is unlimited. I've spent a large portion of my higher education career here and know personally what a high quality school Simpson is. This new role will provide me with yet another opportunity to tell the Simpson story and help the college secure the support it needs to thrive and prosper."

A Simpson news release states, "Kellogg joined Simpson in 1977 as director of admissions and was promoted to vice president for institutional advancement and director of admissions in 1980. He has worked for Dakota Wesleyan University, DePauw University, Xerox Corporation and DuPont Corporation. From 1962 to 1966 he served on active duty as a Marine Corps officer. Kellogg earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw in 1962 and his Master of Arts, also from DePauw in 1969."

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