Scott Thompson joined the Alumni Association in June 2003 as Alumni Assistant, working with the Ole Miss Alumni Clubs nationwide and the Young Alumni Council. In 2008, Scott was promoted to Assistant Director and given the responsibilities of directing the alumni activities for the Schools of Law and Pharmacy. In addition, Scott works with the Herb Dewees Alumni Association Scholarship program, the Homecoming Queen alumnae reunion and the Miss Ole Miss/Mr. Ole Miss alumni reunion.
After earning a B.A. in English from Ole Miss in 1997, Scott went to work on his M.A. in Journalism, which he completed in 2008. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education. In addition to working and studying, Scott is past president of the Rotary Club of Oxford-Ole Miss and currently serves on the club’s board of directors. Scott is a member of the board of directors of 21 United, an organization designed to promote awareness, inclusion and acceptance of individuals with Down syndrome. In 2014 he helped organize Oxford’s first Buddy Walk, a community event that raises money for 21 United.
Originally from Booneville, Scott has resided in Oxford since 1994. He is married to the former Mary Sloan (MEd 08) of Oxford. Scott and Mary have two children, Lucy and Samuel.