Kathy Arquilla

Retired
1973, B.A., Sociology

member since 2005

Kathy Arquilla is an active volunteer and alumna of the College of Liberal Arts. She has served on nonprofit boards and is a past president of the Wright State Alumni Association. 

Her working experience encompasses serving youth and families in various capacities. For many years, she was a tutor with Dayton Public Schools for students with learning disabilities. During this time, she also worked with the Domestic Action Program which operated through a partnership with United Way, Montgomery County schools, and Wright-Patt Air Force Base. There she counseled youth on education, careers, and lifetime fitness. 

She also worked for New Futures of Greater Dayton, an effort of collaboration among businesses, legal entities, and service agencies to provide a sharper focus on youth and families for the betterment of the Dayton community. Her professional engagement style provided young people and families with the impetus to experience impactful change in their lives.

Kathy is currently retired and she and her husband, Tom, are proud donors at the Robert Oelman level of the WSU Foundation Heritage Society. Kathy looks back on her time as a Raider fondly and continues that involvement today. She enjoys working with the dean on the Dean's Leadership Board to enhance the experiences of students.