Dara Dunn Named Acting Chancellor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

DunnDanaDana Dunn is now acting chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). Since 2013, she has served as provost and executive vice chancellor at the university. Previously, she was provost at the University of Texas at Arlington.

Current chancellor Linda Brady, announced last fall that she would step down from her post at the end of the academic year. But Dr. Brady is recuperating from heart surgery and will be on medical leave through June 30.

“UNCG is a strong university with a very important mission,” said Dr. Dunn. “I look forward to working with the campus community to continue the momentum evidenced by our enrollment growth, student successes and graduate accomplishments, and life-changing research contributions. It is a privilege to lead our committed campus community as we await the arrival of a permanent chancellor.”

Dr. Dunn holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s degree in political economy from the University of Texas at Dallas. She earned a Ph.D. in sociology at the University of North Texas.

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