Dick Huffman chairs Lenoir-Rhyne University board of visitors

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 5, 2017

HICKORY – Salisbury attorney Richard “Dick” Huffman has been appointed chairman of Lenoir-Rhyne University’s board of visitors for a one-year term.

Huffman, an Lenoir-Rhyne alumni, owns Huffman Law Firm, P.A.

As chairman, Huffman will preside over and promote attendance at meetings of the board and encourage support of the university to advance its mission and vision.

Huffman has served on the board of visitors since 2013. He was previously a member of the University Alumni Association from 2005 to 2010, serving as chairman in 2010.

“Mr. Huffman is one of our most distinguished alumni and has built a successful law firm helping the citizens of Rowan County,” said Robert E. Allen, executive director of advancement relations. “I look forward to working with him to further enhance the reputation and quality of our university for the benefit of our students and the community as a whole.”

The board of visitors functions as an advisory arm of the board of trustees.

Huffman received his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Lenoir-Rhyne College and his master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law in 1981.

Huffman and his wife, Dale, live in Salisbury, where he has been active in numerous community activities. Throughout his career, Huffman has been involved in organizations that are committed to enhancing the quality of life and preservation of Rowan County. He currently is vice chairman of Rowan Helping Ministries.