Cumberland University Welcomes Three New Members to its Board of Trust

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Teresa Chasteen-Dunn, Patricia Hunt, Cecelia Moore

Cumberland University is proud to announce the addition of three distinguished leaders to its esteemed Board of Trust. 

Dr. Teresa Chasteen-Dunn, President & CEO of WIN Learning, is a seasoned leader in educational programming. Dr. Chasteen-Dunn expressed gratitude upon her induction, “I am honored to join the Cumberland University Board of Trust and am grateful for the opportunity to contribute to its commitment to academic excellence and innovative learning approaches.” With a rich background that includes co-founding Worldwide Interactive Network (WIN) impacting over 10 million students, Teresa’s appointment reflects Cumberland University’s commitment to academic excellence and innovative learning approaches.

Patricia Hunt, Community Relations Specialist at Hunt Brothers Pizza, joins the board with a deep commitment to community engagement and philanthropy. “I am honored and humbled by the opportunity to serve this institution,” said Hunt. “Cumberland University has an established tradition of producing not only highly educated graduates but also passionate young leaders determined to better their communities. I look forward to contributing to this fine legacy.” Her role as the philanthropic liaison at Hunt Brothers Pizza underscores her dedication to fostering positive community relationships, and aligns seamlessly with Cumberland University’s mission.

Cecelia Moore, the Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, brings a wealth of financial acumen honed through directing the operations of a $6.6 billion Medical Center. With a history of navigating complex financial transitions, Cecelia’s expertise positions her as a valuable asset to Cumberland University’s operation. Moore had this to say upon her acceptance, “I am honored and humbled to join the Board of Cumberland University. Cumberland is such a historic University; its ongoing growth and success are important for the entire Middle Tennessee region and beyond. I am grateful to serve as Cumberland University continues on its impressive trajectory.” 

Sam Hatcher, chairman of the Board of Trust, summed up the sentiment, saying, “Our University is so fortunate to include with its already distinguished Board of Trust the three extraordinary women we formally introduced to our board. Each has excelled in their own career fields as well accomplished professionals, and Cumberland will be served well by their commitment to our grand old school.”

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