Trustee Nancy B. Lund ’74 has been elected to emerita status and will be recognized at the 175th Commencement on May 22.
Lund has served as vice chair of the Board of Trustees since 2008, when she rejoined the Board after having previously served as a Trustee from 1992 to 2007. As vice chair, she is a member of the Board’s Steering Committee and Executive Committee. She also has served as vice chair and chair of the Committee on External Affairs and as a member of the Committee on Athletics and Student Affairs (now called the Committee on Student Life) and the Committee on Development and Alumni Affairs. She chaired the All-College Committee on Conditions for Women Students and was a member of the All-College Committee on Selectivity and the Ad-Hoc Committee on Marketing.
A member of the Council of Lafayette Women from 1997 to 2004, Lund served as vice chair of the New York City Regional portion of the Lafayette Leadership Campaign. She was a member of the Leadership Gift Committee for the 20th Reunion of the Class of 1974. She is a sustaining member of the Marquis Society.
The recipient of a bachelor of arts degree in French from Lafayette, Lund serves as the senior vice president, marketing, Altria Client Services, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc.
Throughout her career with Altria/Philip Morris USA, she has led the Marlboro brand and the creation of new products, new brands, new promotions, and new communications. Prior to joining Philip Morris USA in 1985, she was an executive with the New York City advertising agency Wells Rich Greene. She began her career as a development officer at Lafayette, having served as co-chair of the Senior Class Gift Committee and of student phonathon efforts as an undergraduate.
Lund serves on the boards of directors of the CenterStage Foundation (formerly known as the Virginia Performing Arts Foundation) and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Foundation. She also is a member of the board of governors of the HYDE Schools.