Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Imogene Mathison Mixson, PhD

Title: Academic Dean (Retired)

Company: Wallace State Community College

Location: Ozark, Alabama, United States



  • Alabama Humanities Foundation (board of directors, 1993-1997)
  • Auburn University, College of Education (Development Leadership Team, 2013-2017) (National Advisory Council, 2008-2013)
  • Auburn University Center for the Arts and Humanities (advisory board, 1985-2006)
  • Dale County Education Retirees Association (1998-Present)
  • Dothan Kellogg Center, Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind (advisory board, 1986-1988)
  • Embrace Alabama Kids (board of directors, 1995-2004)
  • Florida State University, College of Education (deans circle, 2019-Present)
  • Ozark Literary Club (2001-Present)
  • Ozark-Dale County Library, Ozark, AL (board of directors, 1981-1989) (board of directors, 1999-Present)
  • Troy University, Legacy Giving Council (2014-Present)
  • United Methodist Church (conference board of trustees, 2008-2017)


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2020)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, Global Leaders – Education & Academia (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021, 2019)
  • Featured Donor, Florida State University College of Education Magazine, “Giving Back to Future Educators: The Impact of Dr. Imogene Mathison Mixson (Spring 2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Educator Award, College of Education, Florida State University (2016)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Alumnus Award, College of Education, Auburn University (2016)
  • Recipient, Alumnus of the Year Award, Troy University (2016)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Auburn University Woman Graduate Award, Centennial of Women’s Admission to Auburn University Celebration, Auburn University (1992)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Leadership Award, Alabama Community College System (1991)
  • Recipient, Administrator of the Year Award, Alabama Community College System (1990)
  • Recipient, Dale County Woman of Achievement Award (1989)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the South and the Southwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (1988-1989)
  • Recipient, Teacher of Year Award, Enterprise State Community College (1980, 1977, 1973)
  • Donor, More Than 20 Annual Student Scholarships and Faculty/Staff Professional Development Awards, including 11 endowments (two high schools, two community colleges, three universities)
  • Donor, Numerous Charities, local and global, including Wiregrass Area Food Bank, Wiregrass United Way, Alabama Rural Ministry, and Global Ministries

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