Jocelyn Sanders of Christiansburg, Va., has been named the new director of development for the College of Architecture and Urban Studies at Virginia Tech.

Sanders began her career at Virginia Tech in June 2008, as an assistant director of development for the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. In 2010 she was promoted to position of associate director of development.

Sanders is a graduate of Hollins University, where she worked from 2003 to 2007. She held the positions of assistant director of the Hollins Fund, associate director of alumnae relations and major gifts officer. 

Sanders began her position on April 12, 2012.