Meet the Alumni Office

The Alumni Office, a division of the Advancement Office, is located in the Ann & Ben Johnson Alumni Center. The Alumni Office is open from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. If you are interested in a full tour, information, a trip down memory lane, or just want to visit a few spots on campus, please give us a call or come by and see us!

Claire Hegarty

Director of Alumni Relations

Claire is an Atlanta native who grew up in Decatur and graduated from Druid Hills High School in 1997. She attended Rhodes College in Memphis, Tenn., where she earned a degree in Urban Studies in 2001. Claire remains an active member of the Rhodes community. She was a founding member of the Atlanta Alumni Chapter and is currently serving on the Rhodes Alumni Association’s Board of Directors.

Since graduating college, Claire has worked in nonprofit development in both Memphis and Atlanta.  She joined the staff of Woodward Academy in July 2007 as Assistant Director of the Annual Fund.  She was named Director of Alumni Relations in December 2009. 

Claire and her husband, Matt, and children, Mary Elliott and Eamon, reside in Decatur. 


Assistant Director of Alumni Relations