Dunn named to TN Board of Regents
By Sparta Live | July 30, 2009 12:00 am
A White County High School graduate and lifetime resident of this community has been named by Gov. Phil Bredesen as one of the newest members of Tennessee Board of Regents.
Kenny Dunn received word about the prestigious honor several weeks ago, but the official announcement was released this week.
Dunn has been an instructor at Tennessee Technology Center at McMinnville since 2000 where he teaches classes in basic and computer numerical control machining, AutoCad and computer numerical control programming. He has been designated as a faculty representative on the Tennessee Board of Regents. His term will expire June 30, 2010.
Dunn is a Vietnam veteran and served as a sergeant E5 with the U.S. Army, 1968-1970. He is an active member of Robinson Chapel Presbyterian Church, in White County. Dunn is also a member of White County Economic and Community Development Board. He lends his expertise to this organization through his entrepreneurial skills obtained during his previous ownership of two private businesses, Tennessee Business Systems and Tennessee Tool Design.
Dunn graduated from WCHS, in 1966. He is the son of Monroe and Sally Dunn. Kenny Dunn and his wife Greta Whitson Dunn reside in Quebeck. They have two children, Jackie and Cadie, and one grandchild, Audrey.
Tennessee Board of Regents system is the primary vehicle for higher education access in Tennessee. The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) system consists of 45 institutions with a combined annual enrollment of more than190,000 students, making it the nation’s sixth largest system of public higher education. TBR’s six state universities, 13 community colleges, and 26 technology centers offer classes in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties.