Dan Kenney

Dan Kenney

Chief of Staff

Lumbee Hall,


Dan Kenney has been the chief of staff in the Office of the Chancellor since 2012.  Prior to 2012, he worked in Athletics at UNC Pembroke, first as a coach, then as athletic director for many years.  He earned a Master of Arts degree in Education from East Carolina University.

As chief of staff, he collaborates daily with members of the Chancellor’s Cabinet and other university constituents, serves on several committees and plays a key role in university planning and reporting.  He represents the chancellor at community and university functions when the chancellor cannot attend and serves as an advisor to the chancellor and senior administrators.  Mr. Kenney also directs the professional staff that reports directly to the chancellor and is an active representative of UNC Pembroke in numerous organizations and events throughout the area.