Messenger - Vol. 2, No. 3, Page 14 Summer 1993 Graduate named new head of alumni, university relations Robert R. Davis, Delaware '71, '79, director of University relations since 1984, has been promoted to director of alumni and University relations. "I am very pleased that Bob Davis has accepted this additional assignment," Charles M. Forbes, vice president for development and alumni relations, said. "He brings with him a wonderful blend of experience, creativity and initiative. Bob holds two degrees from Delaware, is a longtime employee and has managed statewide programs and events that involve thousands of alumni, friends, students, employees and their families with the University of Delaware." Davis' bachelor's degrees are in political science and art history, and his master's degree in educational administration is from Bowling Green University. He first joined the University staff in 1977 as associate director of alumni relations. In 1979, during preparation for the University's 150th anniversary capital campaign, he joined the Development Office staff to head the research unit-a position he held until becoming director of University relations. Active in community and civic affairs, he is a member of numerous professional, historical and preservation societies in Delaware, including current service on the boards of directors of the New Castle Historical Society and the Centreville School.