names Burnette Vice Chancellor for University and Community Relations
University of North Carolina at Pembroke has appointed Dr. Glen G. Burnette
Jr. to the post of vice chancellor for the Office of University and
Dr. Burnette, formerly
vice chancellor for the Office of Advancement, will continue to oversee
that division while beginning his new responsibilities in University
and Community Relations. A nationwide search for his successor is underway.
C. Meadors said, "Dr. Burnette's long leadership tenure at UNC
Pembroke is a testament to his abilities as an administrator and public
servant. His leadership skills, along with his knowledge, dedication
and commitment to both UNC Pembroke and our service region, make him
the right choice for this important position."
A new position at
UNC Pembroke, the vice chancellor for University and Community Relations
is responsible for the planning and organization of the university's
internal relations and public affairs programs, including media relations,
publications, community relations, legislative and government affairs,
crisis communications and the public relations program. The vice chancellor
will also work with members of the university's Board of Trustees, the
boards of affiliated foundations and organizations and with leadership
representatives in the community and surrounding area.
"I will dedicate
myself to empowering our constituents and promoting ownership in the
university within our region," Dr. Burnette said. "I am looking
forward to continuing my work with the chancellor, faculty, staff, students
and community to maintain and advance the university's position of excellence
in higher education."
named Dr. Burnette, who has been employed with UNC Pembroke for approximately
15 years. He served as director of Alumni Relations for 10 years and
most recently served as vice chancellor for Advancement for four years.
Under Dr. Burnette's leadership, the office raised more funds than ever
before in the university's history and established a record number of
Dr. Burnette received
his undergraduate degree and his Master of Arts in Education from UNC
Pembroke. He holds a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Administration
from North Carolina State University.
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