Trustees: Mary Lynne Diggs, C'77
Head Start Collaboration Director for South Carolina Department of Social Services
Spelman College Board of Trustees: Elected in 2013
A past president of the NAASC and a third-generation Spelmanite, Ms. Diggs is currently Head Start Collaboration Director for South Carolina Department of Social Services. She holds a master’s degree in management from Webster University. Ms. Diggs, who majored in political science, has been active with the college for many years.
While a student, she served as parliamentarian of the Spelman Student Government Association, and conducted the election of the first student trustee. From 1992 to 1996, she served as a representative to the Spelman College board of trustees in her role as NAASC president. She received the Spelman College Alumnae Achievement Award in 1997, and the NAASC Hall of Fame Award in 2007.