St. Andre Bessette Director of Nonprofit Professional Development, Concurrent Teaching Professor
- Office: 123B Mendoza College of Business
- Phone: 574-631-7793
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Angela R. Logan, Ph.D. has served as the St. Andre Bessette Director of Nonprofit Professional Development (NPD) in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame since Fall 2017. In this role, she leads the team that manages both the Master of Nonprofit Administration degree program and the Nonprofit Certificate programs. As a Concurrent Professional Specialist in the College’s Department of Management and Organization, she also teaches the MNA Field Project course, which serves as the capstone course for the degree program. Angela joined the College in the summer of 2013 as the Associate Director for Planning and Development for Nonprofit Professional Development. In 2015, she became the Associate Director for Operations for NPD. Angela has over 20 years of experience in higher education and philanthropy, with a particular focus in the areas of education and diversity. Over the course of her career, she has served as the Program Officer for Education at The Harvest Foundation (Martinsville, VA), the Director of the Bonner Scholars Program at Oberlin College (Oberlin, OH), and the Director of Multicultural Affairs and the Admissions Counselor/Coordinator of Multicultural Admissions at Defiance College (Defiance, OH). Dr. Logan’s research focuses on the intersection of gender, race, and philanthropic leadership. A trained facilitator of Anti-Racism Study Circles, she also provides trainings on leadership, conflict resolution, stress and time management, and cultural sensitivity, both nationally and internationally. She is an active member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and The Links, Incorporated. She has taken courses through the Duke University Nonprofit Management Program, The Grantmaking School at Grand Valley State University, and The Fund Raising School at Indiana University. Angela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Toledo, a Master of Business and Organizational Leadership degree from Defiance College, and is the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in Philanthropic Studies from the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.