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Class of 1979 – 40th Reunion

Reunion volunteers encourage classmates to come back for Reunion and give back in honor of Reunion. Help your class meet its attendance goal of 175 Reunion attendees and its fundraising goals of $7.5 million with 29 percent participation.


Weekend Chair

LaVoe Griffin Mulgrew
(Nashville, TN)

Fundraising Chair

Carrie Hendrix Eickenroht
(Houston, TX)

Sarratt Society Chair

Nancy Dinwiddie Pellegrino
(Bellevue, WA)

Attendance Chair

Lisa Darden
(Charlotte, NC)

Party Chair

Karen Pannell Mullendore 
(Nashville, TN)

Reunion Staff Contact

Katie Mills
Associate Director of Reunion & Classes  
Class Coordinator for 1974, 1979, 1984  
Tel: (615) 322-1161

Meg Vaysben
Planned Giving
Associate Director of Planned Giving
Class Coordinator for 1979
(615) 936-3125

Weekend Highlights

Friday, October 18


  • Commodore Classrooms, tours and open houses
  • University Update
  • Mini Reunions
  • Greek events


  • Class Parties
  • All-Class Party on Alumni Lawn

Saturday, October 19

  • Homecoming tailgate
  • Homecoming football game
    Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Missouri Tigers