Andrea Wight is an administrative and marketing professional with several years of successful and progressive experience in public higher education with expertise in administration, business operations, event planning and communications.
Currently she serves as the administrative specialist for the Department of History at VCU. In this capacity she supports the department chair, the graduate chair, the undergraduate chair, and the administrative coordinator in day to day operations and long term special projects.
At VCU she serves as a staff senator representing the College of Humanities and Sciences and co-chairs the awards and recognition committee.
Prior to this role, Andrea served as the marketing and communications manager for the UMass Boston Center for Collaborative Leadership. In this role, she created and executed the strategic direction of the center’s marketing communication plans.
Andrea was a fellow in the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce Women’s Leadership Program 2011–2012. The program is in collaboration with the Simmons School of Management.
Andrea received her B.A. from Hartwick College in Oneonta, New York.