Dusty Bedwell

Senior Director of Development College of Media & Communication and The Vietnam Center and Archive

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Dusty Bedwell is senior director of development for the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication, where he is responsible for fundraising for the college.

He previously served as senior director of development for the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas Tech University.

Building on two years of media sales experience, Bedwell began his career in higher education philanthropy as assistant director of the Annual Fund at Texas Tech University. After 18 months, he was invited to return to his alma mater, West Texas A&M University, as director of Annual Giving to implement a new student calling center.

In 2009, he joined Baylor University as assistant director of development for the Hankamer School of Business and the School of Engineering and Computer Science. In his six years at Baylor University, Bedwell was part of a small fundraising team that secured seven and eight figure gifts leading to construction of a $100 million building for the business school and a $260 million stadium.

He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from West Texas A&M University and an MBA from Baylor University.