has served well
June 30, 2009 11:36 AM Category: General
has served well
Some people go about noisily drawing attention to themselves, others quietly contribute to the public well-being.
Among the latter is Ed Dupont, chairman of the University System of New Hampshire's board of trustees.
was re-elected chairman of the board Thursday by the panel of trustees at its annual meeting.
Dupont, a resident of Durham and founder and president of The Dupont Group, a government relations consulting firm, has dedicated much of his adult life to making New Hampshire a better place in which to live and has made a significant contribution to higher education in the Granite State.
Formerly of Rochester, Dupont
was first elected to the state Senate in 1983 in the wake of Sen.
Dupont was nominated and confirmed to the USNH board of trustees in March of 2003 and was renominated and reconfirmed in 2006.
has committed himself to the people of New Hampshire for more than two decades.
commitment to the cause of higher education these past six years has served as an example to be followed.
While avoiding the spotlight, Dupont has been an effective advocate for the university system, applying knowledge and skills acquired in both the public and private sectors.
The 27-member board chaired by Dupont is responsible for oversight of the entire university system - a network that includes the University of New Hampshire in Durham, Plymouth State University; Keene State College and Granite State College with its four regional centers and five academic centers throughout the state.
There are two words with which to describe Ed Dupont
: Good citizen.