Scott Leighty ‘09 has had a number of titles at Elon University. From student to senior engagement officer — and most recently, assistant director of annual giving — Leighty is now joining Elon University School of Law in Greensboro as the assistant dean for development and alumni relations. 

Scott Leighty

Leighty, whose professional experience is in fundraising and programmatic development in higher education and nonprofit sector, is set to begin the role Nov. 28, according to a press release from Elon Law Nov. 11. 

Leighty will focus on forming connections with Elon Law graduates while creating philanthropic support for the law school from alumni and additional sources.

“I am thrilled to join the team at the Elon University School of Law,” Leighty said in the release. “Elon Law has been a powerful force for creating positive change in the world and I look forward to engaging our alumni and leveraging the power of philanthropy to create more opportunities for our students.”