Happy 99th Birthday Fran Kinne!

Happy 99th birthday to one of our favorite Jacksonville community leaders Fran Kinne!



FrancesKinne1-1Jacksonville University’s past president and Generation W speaker extraordinaire Frances Bartlett Kinne turned 99 on May 23rd.  JU kicked off Kinne’s centennial year with a birthday party Sunday afternoon that included two-plus hours of performances and homages from friends and former students. Fran served as president of JU from 1979 to 1989.  According to WJCT, her list of accomplishments at the school includes starting JU’s executive MBA program, the baccalaureate Nursing Program, and the aviation program. Click here for more about Fran and her birthday celebration.