Robbie Darnall Retirement Reception Monday
May 31, 2011 — A reception honoring Robbie Darnall's 34-year career with the University of Wyoming Alumni Association is set for Monday, June 6, from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Alumni House, 14th and Grand. Those planning to attend should RSVP to Holly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 766-4166.
Darnall began working with the UWAA in May 1977, and advanced to the executive director position in 1981. She has worked with 34 UWAA presidents and more than 440 board members. She has also awarded 168 Distinguished Alumni Awards and 32 Medallion Service Awards.
As the UWAA executive director, Darnall has worked under four UW presidents and has seen the Alumni Association grow to more than 17,000 members.
She started the Wyoming Student Alumni Association and the annual scholarship auction that has raised more than $165,000. Darnall attended an average of 44 alumni functions annually, including nearly every out-of-town UW football game since 1981.