Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
University of Oklahoma|
North Carolina State University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
|Occupation||Academic administrator, businessman|
Phail Wynn, Jr. (c. 1948 – July 24, 2018) was an American academic administrator, corporate director and Vietnam War veteran. He was the president of the Durham Technical Community College from 1980 to 2007.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Wynn was born in an African-American family circa 1948 in Oklahoma. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a bachelor's degree. He earned a PhD from North Carolina State University and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He joined the United States Army and served in Vietnam during the Vietnam War.
Career[edit | edit source]
Wynn served on the Board, Leadership Council, and as Interim president of Triangle Community Foundation on two separate occasions.
Personal life and death[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Stancill, Jane (July 25, 2018). "Longtime leader at Duke University and Durham Tech dies suddenly of natural causes". The News & Observer. https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article215487205.html. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
- "SunTrust board member Phail Wynn Jr. dies". Atlanta Business Chronicle. July 25, 2018. https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2018/07/25/suntrust-board-member-phail-wynn-dies.html. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
- "Funeral to be held for former vice president Phail Wynn on Monday". Duke University. June 27, 2018. https://today.duke.edu/2018/07/funeral-be-held-former-vice-president-phail-wynn-monday. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
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