Chancellor, University of North Carolina Asheville
UNC Asheville’s eighth Chancellor, Dr. Nancy J. Cable, is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, educational access, financial aid and affordability, and liberal arts and sciences curricula. Dr. Cable was appointed as President of the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations in October of 2012. She served as faculty member and dean at Denison University from 1977-1986, Guilford College from 1986-1991, and Vice President and Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Davidson College from 1991-2005 leading a college wide effort to advance selectivity, diversity, financial capacity, and strategic planning. From 2005-2009, she served as Vice President for Development in the College of Engineering at the University of Virginia and later with UVa’s Semester at Sea Program. Following 3 years of service as Bates College’s Vice President, the Bates College Board of Trustees elected Dr. Cable as Interim President.
A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she earned her B.A. in history from Marietta College, a Master’s degree from the University of Vermont and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. She also graduated from the Harvard University Institute for Educational Leadership.
Generational Transitions: The Never-ending Story
Posted on September 11, 2014 by Virginia M. Esposito, Steven M. Hilton, Nancy Cable
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