Catherine Frank

Executive Director
210 Reuter Center, CPO 5000
828.251.6188

Before being named executive director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institue at UNC Asheville (formerly North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement) in May 2010, Dr. Frank was director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Duke University, where she also taught literature and writing courses.  From 2001 through 2006, she served as executive director of the Preservation Society of Chapel Hill. Frank holds a BA (with highest honors), MA, and PhD in English from UNC Chapel Hill and graduated from high school at the NC School of the Arts, where she studied classical guitar.