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Background Information

Employment History

Superintendent

Henderson County Public Schools

Superintendent for the Merger

WHKP

President

Newberry College

Affiliations

Board Member
North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities

Board Member
Independent College Fund of NC

Board Member
Education & Research Consortium

Board of Advisors Member
First Stage Youth Theatre

Member, Denominational Relations Committee
Mars Hill University

Board Member
ERC Broadband

Education

George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University

bachelor's degree

Mars Hill College

doctorate in education degree

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

master's Degree

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Web References (181 Total References)


News - WHKP 1450 Hendersonville, NC

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Dr. Dan Lunsford, the superintendent who oversaw the merger of city and county schools in 1993. He has been lauded for, among other things, alternative school, Junior ROTC at East and West Henderson high schools, the requirement that athletic directors be assistant principals and not head coaches, and a food service warehouse. He has served as president of Mars Hill University since 2002, with recent years seeing the school listed among top regional colleges in the South.

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Dr. Dan Lunsford and these retirees: principal Julia Trimble Redden; basketball coaches-teachers Drew Brannon and Rick Wood, first-ever Child Nutrition Director Ruth Sass; and teachers Bobbie L. Caldwell, Madeleine C. Duncan, Linda B. Flynn and Sara Lee Nickell.
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"We have a college administrator (Lunsford), who was our superintendent for the merger.
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Lunsford was superintendent for eight years, not quite a full decade locally.
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Dr. Dan Lunsford shepherded in the merger of city and county schools in 1993, despite much objections initially. His innovations include requiring athletic directors be assistant principals and head coaches, alternative school, Junior ROTC at East and West Henderson, lighting at baseball fields, and a food service warehouse. Supplemental teacher salary was uniform, in his era. He has been president of Mars Hill since 2002. Mars Hill expanded into a full university last August. Lunsford is the most recent superintendent to join the HCEF Hall of Fame.


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Dr. Dan Lunsford

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Dr. Dan Lunsford shepherded in the merger of city and county schools in 1993, despite many objections initially. His innovations include requiring athletic directors be assistant principals and head coaches, alternative school, Junior ROTC at East and West Henderson, lighting at baseball fields and a food service warehouse. Supplemental teacher salary was uniform in his era. He has been president of Mars Hill since 2002. Mars Hill expanded into a full university last August. Lunsford is the most recent superintendent to join the HCEF Hall of Fame.


Communities In Schools®--Lunch With a Leader Online Auction

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Dan Lunsford

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Dan LunsfordPresident, Mars Hill College
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Dan Lunsford President, Mars Hill College Bidding ended 2/11/05 Final bid: $250 Dan Lunsford
The Winner's Lunch Discuss the future of education with Dr. Dan Lunsford!
You and a guest are invited to join Dr. Lunsford for lunch at the Country Club of Asheville in Asheville, NC.Discuss the ins-and-outs of being a college President and any other topics of interest!No alcohol will be served.
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Dr. Lunsford received his bachelor's degree from Mars Hill College in 1969 and went on to earn his master's and doctorate in education degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.He has completed post-doctoral studies at the George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee as well as UNC-Chapel Hill.All his experience as an educator has been within the State of North Carolina.
Prior to being named to the presidency, Dr. Lunsford served Mars Hill College as the Dean of the School of Education and Leadership and Acting Chair of the Department of Education.Before entering the field of higher education, he worked as the Superintendent of Henderson County Public Schools.Within the Orange County School System, he was an elementary school principal, director of instruction, assistant superintendent for instruction, associate superintendent for instruction and superintendent of schools.Dr. Lunsford's work has been recognized as he was named the Western Region Superintendent of the Year, the District 8 Administrator of the Year (twice), the Orange County Outstanding Young Educator, the Outstanding Prospective Teacher at Mars Hill College and Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities.
Dr. Lunsford serves on many regional and statewide committees and organizations and he and his wife, Beverly, are deeply involved in the life of Mars Hill College and its surrounding community.As a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church, he serves on the Denominational Relations Committee.He states: "My personal vision for Mars Hill College is to uphold the mission of the College which emphasizes Baptist heritage and Christian principles in the context of a strong liberal arts program."


Dan ...

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Dan Lunsford

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Dan LunsfordPresident, Mars Hill College
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Dan Lunsford President, Mars Hill College Bidding ended 2/11/05 Final bid: $250 Dan Lunsford
The Winner's Lunch Discuss the future of education with Dr. Dan Lunsford!
You and a guest are invited to join Dr. Lunsford for lunch at the Country Club of Asheville in Asheville, NC.Discuss the ins-and-outs of being a college President and any other topics of interest!No alcohol will be served.
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Dr. Lunsford received his bachelor's degree from Mars Hill College in 1969 and went on to earn his master's and doctorate in education degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.He has completed post-doctoral studies at the George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee as well as UNC-Chapel Hill.All his experience as an educator has been within the State of North Carolina.
Prior to being named to the presidency, Dr. Lunsford served Mars Hill College as the Dean of the School of Education and Leadership and Acting Chair of the Department of Education.Before entering the field of higher education, he worked as the Superintendent of Henderson County Public Schools.Within the Orange County School System, he was an elementary school principal, director of instruction, assistant superintendent for instruction, associate superintendent for instruction and superintendent of schools.Dr. Lunsford's work has been recognized as he was named the Western Region Superintendent of the Year, the District 8 Administrator of the Year (twice), the Orange County Outstanding Young Educator, the Outstanding Prospective Teacher at Mars Hill College and Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities.
Dr. Lunsford serves on many regional and statewide committees and organizations and he and his wife, Beverly, are deeply involved in the life of Mars Hill College and its surrounding community.As a member of Mars Hill Baptist Church, he serves on the Denominational Relations Committee.He states: "My personal vision for Mars Hill College is to uphold the mission of the College which emphasizes Baptist heritage and Christian principles in the context of a strong liberal arts program."


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Dr. Dan G. Lunsford President Mars Hill University

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