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July 29, 2014

Anna Spangler Nelson appointed to UNC Board of Governors

Anna Spangler Nelson, a Charlotte investor and civic activist, was elected Tuesday to the UNC Board of Governors.

Anna Spangler Nelson, a Charlotte investor and civic activist, was elected Tuesday to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, The Charlotte Observer’s Jim Morrill reports.

The N.C. Senate voted overwhelmingly to appoint Nelson to the seat vacated by Fred Eshelman, a Wilmington pharmaceutical executive, who left the board in June.

Nelson co-chairs Project LIFT, a public-private partnership designed to boost student performance in many West Charlotte schools.

She’s the daughter of Charlotte businessman C.D. Spangler, a former president of the UNC System.

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