Vice chancellor leaving UNCP for Radford – North Carolina News

Vice chancellor leaving UNCP for Radford –  North Carolina News

PEMBROKE — Wendy Lowery, a vice chancellor at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, has resigned that position to take a leadership position at a university in Virginia.

A graduate of UNCP, she will begin her new job as vice president for University Advancement at Radford on Aug. 1, according to a letter Chancellor Robin Cummings wrote to faculty an staff. A Lumberton native, Lowery had led University Advancement at UNCP since 2011.

“While Wendy will be greatly missed on campus and in our community, we are excited about the new professional opportunity she has earned thanks to the remarkable results achieved under her leadership at UNCP,” Cummings said. “Seizing this momentum, the university is poised to continue generating record levels of support, advancing our long-term vision for UNC Pembroke.”

Radford, which is located in Radford, Va., was established in 1910 and has about 9,000 undergraduates and just under 1,000 graduates. One of eight public universities in Virginia, it offers courses for more than 100 fields, graduate programs and in specialized doctoral programs in health-related professions.

Radford University began its search for a vice president for University Advancement in late February, according to President Brian Hemphill. He praised the selection committee’s diligent work and the input from faculty staff that resulted in Lowery’s selection.

“Wendy brings to Radford University more than 15 years of extensive and diverse experiences, with leadership and proven results in higher education fundraising and alumni relations,” Hemphill wrote in a letter to faculty and staff. “For…

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