New Member: Dr. Kenneth Chandler

Please welcome new member Dr. Kenneth Chandler to the club. Dr. Chandler was sponsored by Sheridan van Wagenberg and Sam Nichols.

Kenneth (Dr. “C”) received his bachelor’s degree from Guilford College, his master’s from the University of Pennsylvania, and his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Upon graduating from Guilford, he taught public school in Pennsylvania prior to beginning his career in higher education administration and finance at Lincoln University (PA).    He then continued his work in higher education project administration at Educational Testing Service (ETS) in Princeton, New Jersey –  working in the Graduate Record Examination and Special Testing Division.   He moved into the philanthropy arena at Guilford College and eventually excelled to the positon of special assistant to the president at Guilford College focusing on corporate and major donor relations.

Prior to his current work as Director of Development at Duke School, he served as Interim Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement at North Carolina Central University. He has also served as the Director of Development for Corporate and Foundation Relations at Winston-Salem State University (NC) and the American Council on Education in Washington DC.

Kenneth has two children – His oldest – Kenneth II –  attended high school in Fairfax County, Virginia and performed at high academic standards to be admitted to UNC as an out of state student.  He then attended Vanderbilt University School of Law and is an attorney in Washington DC.  His youngest, Sharice, attended Cary Academy where Kenneth and his wife, Glynis, were active volunteers and members of the parent advisory board.  Sharice attended both the University of San Francisco and has her B.A. from Guilford College.    Sharice is the assistant director of admission for Cary Academy.

His wife (Glynis) – whom he met while in undergraduate school at Guilford –  is assistant head of school at The Hill Center – Durham, NC.

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