Dr. Drew Van Horn
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Dr. Van Horn is a graduate of Elon University where he has been recognized as a member of their Athletic Hall of Fame and awarded the Professional Excellence Award. He later received his PhD from the University of South Carolina in Educational Leadership. He worked in Alumni Relations at Elon, then served as Director of the NC Independent College Fund, and later became Vice President for Advancement at Gardner Webb University. Subsequently, Dr. Van Horn served for over eight years as President of Brevard College.
Dr. Wayne Powell, president of the university commented, “Dr. Van Horn is well known and highly respected in higher education circles and throughout Western North Carolina, and we are very excited to have him join our team here at Lenoir-Rhyne. During his time at Brevard College, Drew and I interacted regularly on a number of issues and have developed a long term relationship of mutual respect.”
In his new role, Dr. Van Horn will take the Advancement operation to the next level as LR continues to rise up as one of the premier universities in the South.
Dr. Van Horn and his wife, Camille, have two children.