Dana Dunn | Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, UNC Greensboro
Current Position and Past Experience
Since 2014, Dr. Dana Dunn has served as the Provost and the Executive Vice Chancellor at The University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG). Before joining UNCG, Dunn worked at the University of Texas at Arlington in several leadership roles over a 27-year career, finishing her time there as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. Dunn is also a Professor of Sociology where she focuses her research on gender and the workplace, a topic on which she has authored several textbooks and many articles.
Education, Honors and Achievements
Dunn earned her BA and MA in Sociology and Political Economy from the University of Texas at Dallas. She later earned her PhD in Sociology from the University of North Texas.
Her awards and accolades include: Distinguished Alumnus Award from the University of North Texas; University of Texas at Arlington honoree for the YWCA Tribute to Women in Business in 2005; Legacy of Women in Education from the Women’s Shelter in Arlington in 2005; Outstanding Woman of the Year from the American Association of University Women (Arlington) in 2006.
Personal Details and Community Involvement
Dunn enjoys travel, the outdoors (especially hiking), and walking my dogs, Spud (a five-pound Chihuahua) and Buster (a terrier mix). I’m also a bit of a “foodie” and enjoy new restaurants and visiting the farmers market and a day of cooking when my schedule permits.