Franklin & Marshall Taps Duke’s Former PR Guru as Interim President

John F. Burness, who was Duke University’s senior vice president for public affairs and government relations for 17 years, has been named interim president of Franklin & Marshall College. Mr. Burness is an alumnus of the Pennsylvania college, and has served on its governing board for seven years. He replaces John A. Fry, who was recently named president of Drexel University.

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