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 National Alumnae Association of Spelman College, and a third-generation Spelman woman, Diggs currently serves as Head Start Collaboration Director for South Carolina Department of Social Services. Diggs, who majored in political science at Spelman, and earned a master’s degree in management from Webster University, has been an active member of the Spelman College community 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.