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Renee Dobbins Anderson

Consultant, Advancement and Institutional Development; Vice Chairman, Gaillard Performance Hall Foundation

Dr. Anderson’s professional career in higher education spanned more than three decades. She holds master’s and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a certificate in educational management from Harvard University. Spending more than twenty years as associate dean for graduate education at UNC and 13 years in institutional advancement and development there, her regional and national involvement in educational leadership included graduate education, higher education and institutional advancement consulting, fundraising and training. Concluding with the successful completion of UNC’s $2.4 billion Carolina First Campaign, she retired in 2003 as associate dean of Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School.

Current affiliations include vice chairman, Gaillard Performance Hall Foundation, chair, Campaign Cabinet and co-chair, Gaillard Campaign. She is a member of The University of North Carolina Press Advancement Council and UNC’s Women’s Leadership Council. She is a member of the College of Charleston’s Foundation Board and Campaign Steering Committee, founding member of the Addlestone Library’s Friends of the Library and member of the Board of Governors of the Business School, and board and executive member of the Charleston Horticultural Society.