Laney Funderburk '60, retired associate vice president for alumni affairs and development and director of the Office of Alumni Affairs, received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Distinguished Service Award for 2009.
The award, presented at a regional conference in Atlanta in February, honors service to CASE, a professional organization for those working in educational advancement.
Funderburk worked for the alumni office at Duke from 1960 to 1973. He returned as alumni director in 1982, a position he held until his retirement in 2005. He is a past chair and member of the board of directors for CASE District III and a former trustee of CASE, representing the district. He was a member of the Council for Alumni Association Executives from 1989 to 2004 and was chair of its board of directors from 1998 to 1999.
Funderburk lives in Durham with his wife, Lois Copeland Funderburk '62. They have two children, Lisa Funderburk Miller '83 and Morris Laney "Tripp" Funderburk M.B.A. '98, and four grandchildren.