Jeanne McDonald headshot
Associate Director
Office for Public and Community-Engaged Scholarship

Jeanne has been part of our office since 2006. As associate director, she coordinates the annual CU Boulder Engaged Scholarship Grants Tiers 3 and 4, oversees the programming team, assists in the management of the campus Community Outreach and Engagement Programs website and coordinates the Community Perspectives program. Jeanne served as the co-chair for the Engagement Scholarship Consortium’s Outreach and Engagement Practitioners Network planning committee for seven years. 

 In 2024, Jeanne will celebrate her 30th year as an employee at CU Boulder. During this time, she has had the privilege of working in several different areas across campus, including managing the box office in the College of Music’s Office of Concerts & Public Relations, coordinating programs and events for the Office of Community Relations and Division of Student Affairs, and working as an assistant to the chancellor. She coordinated the three annual campus commencement ceremonies from 1999-2006. Jeanne also has worked at South Coast Repertory Theatre in Costa Mesa, Calif, A Contemporary Theatre in Seattle, Wash. and the Colorado Shakespeare Festival in Boulder. She received her bachelor's in drama from Colorado College and a master's in theatre from CU Boulder.