University Associates names new officers

Posted on: 6/13/2014; Updated on: 6/13/2014
By Jeff Stensland, 803-777-3686

Charles W. "Chuck" Garnett, president and chief executive officer of the National Bank of South Carolina, has been elected president of the University of South Carolina's University Associates for the 2014-15 term.

Luther J. Battiste III, attorney with Johnson, Toal and Battiste, was tapped to be president-elect; Susie H. VanHuss, author and former university faculty member and administrator, was elected vice president; and J. Cantey Heath Jr., chief of staff and special assistant to the UofSC president, was elected secretary-treasurer.

Founded in 1964, University Associates is a "town and gown" organization of Midlands businesses, community and professional leaders committed to supporting and promoting the university. Meetings throughout the year feature addresses by the university president and highlight special campus programs and activities.

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