joins FSC as director of annual funds
(Sept. 21, 2001) Lisa Dunson has joined Florida Southern
College as its director of annual funds. Dunson replaces Billy Langston,
who became assistant director of admissions for the college in June.
In this position,
Dunson is responsible for cultivating donations for the college's
annual fund through regular contact with alumni, the community and
other friends of Florida Southern. The annual fund helps the college
keep from considerably raising tuition for students and assists
students who otherwise may not be able to afford such a high-quality
pleased to have Lisa as part of the college's advancement program,"
said Robert H. Tate, FSC vice president for advancement. "Her
diverse experience, creativity and strong communication skills will
be extremely valuable to Florida Southern."
Dunson is a
1985 graduate of Florida Southern College. After completing her
bachelor's degree in business, she went on to become the chief legislative
assistant for Florida State Senator Rick Dantzler. She then served
as executive director of the Highlands County Citrus Growers Association.
A native of Winter Haven, Fla., Dunson graduated from Winter Haven
High School in 1981.
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.