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Jed Dunn ’82 Named Trustee of Washington and Lee

James E. (Jed) Dunn Jr., of Greensboro, N.C., has been elected to the Washington and Lee University Board of Trustees.

A 1982 graduate of W&L, Dunn majored in economics. He was sworn in as a trustee during the board’s meeting in Lexington on Feb. 10, 2012.

He served as chief executive officer of Piedmont Hematology Oncology Associates P.L.L.C. until its merger in 2011 with Novant Health. Prior to PHOA, he was president of Coleman Resources, a manufacturing firm in Greensboro. Dunn began his career with First Union Corp., in Charlotte, N.C., as a corporate lender in the world banking division.

Dunn currently serves on the board of directors of the Community Oncology Alliance and was previously a member of the board of Forsyth Regional Cancer Center and other related professional associations. He served as chair of the board of visitors for the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and president of the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art. He was a member of the Duke University Heart Center Leadership Council and a charter member of the Vanderbilt Institute for Public Policy Studies.

An active alumnus of Washington and Lee, Dunn has served as president of the Greensboro Alumni Chapter, chair of the Alumni Board of Directors, and chair of the Annual Fund. He is an elder in the Presbyterian Church.

Dunn and his wife, Gwyn, have four children, including Jimmy, a 2008 W&L graduate; Fletcher, a 2010 W&L graduate; and Hanes, a member of the W&L Class of 2013.

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Jeffery G. Hanna
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