Published Aug. 7, 2012
The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees elected new leadership Friday, including Lamar attorney Eugene P. Warr as chairman and Charleston attorney John C. von Lehe Jr. as vice chairman.
Warr, a board member since 2003, graduated from USC in 1981 with a degree in accounting. Four years later, he received a law degree from USC and is now a partner at Warr and White in Florence. Warr previously served as the board’s vice chairman.
Von Lehe is a partner at Nelson, Mullins, Riley and Scarborough in Charleston. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology in 1965 and law degree in 1968, both from USC. He has served on the board since 1998.
Warr and von Lehe will serve two-year terms.
The board also elected its executive committee and members were appointed to standing committees.
Eugene P. Warr, chairman; John C. von Lehe Jr., vice chairman; Miles Loadholt, chairman emeritus; C. Edward Floyd; William C. Hubbard; and Toney J. Lister.
Academic Affairs and Faculty Liaison Committee
Thad Westbrook, chairman; Robert E. Brown; Mark W. Buyck Jr.; Thomas C. Cofield; A.C. Fennell III; William W. Jones Jr.; and Hubert F. Mobley.
Audit and Compliance Committee
J. Egerton Burroughs, chairman; Chuck Allen; Robert E. Brown; Hubert F. Mobley; C. Dorn Smith; Thad Westbrook; Mack I. Whittle Jr.; and Charles H. Williams.
Building and Grounds Committee
William W. Jones Jr., chairman; Mark W. Buyck Jr.; Thomas C. Cofield; William C. Hubbard; Toney J. Lister; Miles Loadholt; Leah B. Moody; and Charles H. Williams.
Health Affairs Committee
C. Dorn Smith, chairman; J. Egerton Burroughs; A.C. Fennell III; C. Edward Floyd; Miles Loadholt; Hubert F. Mobley; Mack I. Whittle Jr.; and Charles H. Williams.
Intercollegiate Athletics Committee
Mark W. Buyck Jr., chairman; Chuck Allen; C. Edward Floyd; William C. Hubbard; William W. Jones Jr.; Toney J. Lister; Leah B. Moody; and Mack I. Whittle Jr.
Student-Trustee Liaison Committee
Leah B. Moody, chairwoman; Chuck Allen; Robert E. Brown; J. Egerton Burroughs; Thomas C. Cofield; A.C. Fennell III; C. Dorn Smith; and Thad Westbrook.