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NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Names Dr. Dianne Dunning as Associate Dean for Advancement

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Dianne Dunning.

Dr. Dianne Dunning, an accomplished programmatic leader for the past 10 years at NC State, has been appointed as NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s associate dean for advancement. The appointment by Dean Paul Lunn is effective November 1, 2015.

Dr. Dunning received her DVM degree from Washington State University, an MS from Colorado State University, and completed a Doctoral Program in Health Leadership at University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health. She is also a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dunning was previously a faculty member at Louisiana State University and the University of Illinois before joining the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005, where she is currently a clinical associate professor with responsibilities for strategic, programmatic and facilities planning. She led the CVM AVMA COE reaccreditation process in 2014, and served as interim associate dean for advancement for the past year, establishing a new Communication and Marketing division and leading one of the most successful development years in the CVM’s history.

“I am fully confident in the leadership of Dr. Dianne Dunning. She is a tireless servant of the College of Veterinary Medicine, and brings both intellect and compassion to bear on the challenges of achieving our mission.” says Dean Paul Lunn. “Dr. Dunning and her team in our new Advancement organization have enjoyed an amazingly successful year, and she is clearly the person to lead us forward.”

“I am honored and deeply humbled to have the opportunity to lead the CVM Advancement Office at NC State. We have a wonderful College with talented and compassionate faculty, staff and students.” Says Dr. Dunning. “Working closely with the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Foundation Board of Directors, we will build on this foundation of excellence to develop resources that advance the well-being of animals by promoting student success, results-focused research and renowned faculty and facilities.”

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Dunning on her new position.