She previously held writing positions in the fundraising and enrollment management divisions at RuffaloCODY in Cedar Rapids where she was employed for more than five years. Baughman holds her bachelor's degree from Dordt College in Sioux Center, Iowa, and has earned credits toward her master's degree from Gonzaga University.
Through Gonzaga, Baughman obtained a certificate in international media. She has also completed Franklin Covey's Great Leaders, Great Teams leadership training program.
As the assistant director for communications & marketing, Baughman promotes Mount Mercy University on the local, regional and national level, working with the campus community to develop story ideas that advance the visibility and mission of the institution. She also oversees the Mount Mercy Magazine.
For more information on the Office of Communications & Marketing at Mount Mercy visit www.mtmercy.edu/communications-and-marketing.