Kay Francis Lindsey
- IUAA President's Award (2017)
- Indiana University Bloomington
BS 1970; MS 1974
- Dr. Charlie Nelms Alumni Award (2014)
- Indiana University Southeast
BIOGRAPHYKay Frances Lindsey, is an alumna of IU Southeast in New Albany. She received both her bachelor's and master's degree in education from IU Southeast.
Lindsey, a retired educator from Jeffersonville, Indiana, is a co-founder and charter member of the New Albany, Indiana/Louisville, Kentucky, (Kentuckiana) Chapter of the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club. Founded in 1980, the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club is named for the first African American male and female graduates of IU. As charter secretary and now treasurer, she has helped the chapter launch a series of engagement programs that have enhanced the interests of the Neal-Marshall Alumni Club and the IU Alumni Association. Under her leadership, the Kentuckiana Chapter's annual Evening to Remember recognition dinner has raised more than $7,000 for student scholarships.
"Kay has a servant's heart," said Clarence Boone Jr., BA'81, MPA'84, IUAA associate director of alumni communities, who nominated Lindsey for the President's Award. "She is the 'behind-the-scenes' catalyst that ensures the success of many programs and initiatives."