Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives and External Relations
Rebecca Trumbull joined the Distinguished Careers Institute in May 2018. As Associate Director, Rebecca is responsible for DCI strategic initiatives which currently include two burgeoning areas of the program: dciX, an arm of the DCI program that allows both current Fellows and alums opportunities to participate in intergenerational engagement throughout the university, as well as Special Interest Groups in which fellows engage with centers, institutes and programs throughout the university to take deep dives into areas of interest among DCI Fellows; the DCI Alumni Network which offers alums the opportunity to engage and maintain their connections using the DCIConnect platform, and the research initiative. In addition, Rebecca is responsible for the nascent development initiative and the DCI National Advisory Council.
Rebecca brings 20 years of experience as a strategic planner at a number of academic institutions, including Stanford’s School of Medicine. As a strong organizer, Rebecca’s forte is working with faculty and teams to drive projects and accomplish results. An architectural historian, she recently served as a creative leader and docent extraordinaire for the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Architectural River Cruise. While in Chicago, she completed the Creative Nonfiction Program at the University of Chicago and completed her memoir, “Little As You Were” available through Amazon.
Rebecca earned her MA in Architectural History and Historic Preservation from the University of Virginia and a BA from Barnard College, Columbia University.
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