About 100 people from the University and surrounding communities gathered at Lynchburg on Saturday for a conference dedicated to women’s leadership — and the late Rosel Schewel ’71 MEd, ’83 EdS, a civic activist and champion of women’s rights and racial justice.
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It may have been a happy accident or, perhaps, a shared “love of learning” that brought Dr. Kathryn Mitchell Pumphrey ’75, ’88 MEd and Richard Pumphrey ’74 together one Sunday night nearly 50 years ago.
Lloyd and Lorraine Flint’s dedication to the University extended even past their deaths, as their estate established The Lloyd G. Flint Jr. and Lorraine Kiley Flint Scholarship.
Bob Lemon ’98 MBA, chief financial officer at Meriwether Godsey in Forest, Virginia, is the new chair of the Board of Trustees.
The University of Lynchburg recently welcomed several new members to its board of trustees. They include Francessca S. Vasquez ’00, who serves as Amazon Web Services’ vice president of technology; Michael L. Allen, who is a general manager at Microsoft; Jamar M. Hawkins ’04, senior policy coordinator at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; David A. Rosser ’90, a senior special agent in the U.S. Secret Service; and Gillian S. Stoettner ’91.
The year 2020 will be remembered as a year of constant change and inner reflection, events that inspired artist Frankie Slaughter to create “Spring Twenty Twenty” which now resides in the Drysdale Student Center.
For Sue and Dr. Andy Tatom ’78, it was love at first sight some 40 years ago — for each other, and for Lynchburg.
Rebecca “Becky” DuFour has been named to the Board of Trustees at Lynchburg College. A resident of Moneta, Va., DuFour is a 1982 LC graduate with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in educational leadership and policy studies from the University of Virginia.