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Dan  Weaver

Dan Weaver

Vice President External & University Relations

"UNC is unique because of our engaged students - who are passionate about their education and community - and our expert faculty who mentor and collaborate with students in ways that change lives, lead to successful careers and make a difference for the world."


Dan Weaver is responsible for UNC’s University and External Relations, which includes Marketing, Public Relations, Strategic Communications, State and Federal Government Relations, Creative Services, Web Communications, Strategic Partnerships, Community Relations and Intercollegiate Athletics.

Dan has been with UNC for 11 years, and prior to his current position he served as the university’s Director of Government Relations and the Executive Director for External Affairs. His work over more than 16 years has ranged from developing start-ups to project management, with experience in public relations, business development, project management, public affairs and public policy development at the state and federal level.

Before joining the university, Dan spent six years in Washington, D.C. working in several different public policy roles on Capitol Hill.

A Colorado native, Dan received his B.S. in Political Science from Mesa State College in Grand Junction, Colorado, and earned his Executive M.B.A. from the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business. He enjoys spending time in the Colorado outdoors with his wife Tiffany, daughter Bentley and son Brady.