LDI Grad Russell Wigginton Shaping Campus Culture at Rhodes

KATE SIMONE for the Memphis Daily News

Rhodes College has appointed Russell Wigginton vice president of student life and dean of students. In his newly created role, he will provide leadership for student success and help shape the campus culture for a diverse and inclusive student body.

Wigginton, who is a Rhodes alumnus himself, previously served as vice president of external programs at the college. Before that, he was vice president for college relations and special assistant to the president for community relations. He taught in Rhodes’ history department from 1996 to 2004.

Read more about Wigginton, a graduate of New Memphis’ LDI program, in the full “Newsmakers” feature in The Memphis Daily News