Dick Manahan is the President/CEO of the ETSU Foundation and Vice President for University Advancement. He is also a Professor in the College of Business and Technology and the Clemmer College of Education.
He is a veteran of the United States Army, serving in the European Ordnance Battalion in Germany. An advocate for public service, Manahan has served on more than 30 corporate, civic, and not-for-profit boards in the community, state, and nation.
“I continue to be proud of the outstanding quality and continued progress of our educational system. Our taxpayers, teachers, administrators, and families have worked well together to rank our schools at Number 2 in the state. I want to continue to work productively to sustain that progress. Excellence in all we do, the best educational opportunities for our young people, and full support for our teachers are the goals that guide me.
Manahan and his wife, Lois, have been married for 52 years and have lived in Johnson City for 31 years. They have two children, Jennifer Crigger, CPA and Dr. Eric Manahan, a physician. Dr. and Mrs. Manahan have four grandchildren, two of whom, Evan and Emily Crigger, are students in the Johnson City schools. Dr. Manahan is a member of Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church.