John O. Wynne

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John O. Wynne

Rector, Board of Visitors
Term Start 2009
Term End 2011
Succeeded by Helen E. Dragas

Vice Rector, Board of Visitors[1]
Term Start 2007
Term End 2008

Biographical Information

Place of birth Norfolk, VA
Alma mater Princeton

John O. "Dubby" Wynne was rector of the University of Virginia Board of Supervisors from July 1, 2009 until July 1, 2011.[1]


Formerly the President and CEO of Norfolk, VA-based Landmark Communications, Wynne was appointed to the Board of Visitors by Governor Mark Warner in March 2003. He graduated from Princeton University in 1967 and received his J.D. from the University in 1971.[1] Wynne also chaired the Special Committee on the Nomination of a President, which elected Teresa Sullivan in January 2010.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Web. John O. Wynne Elected Vice Rector of U.Va. Board of Visitors; Will Become Rector in 2009, UVA Today, University of Virginia, June 8, 2007, retrieved July 13, 2012.
  2. Web. Teresa A. Sullivan, Extraordinary Leader and Respected Scholar, to Become Eighth President of U.Va., UVA Today, University of Virginia, January 11, 2010, retrieved July 13, 2012.