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Jim Orr • Vice President for Advancement • 325-674-2659
ACU Box 29130 • Abilene, TX 79699-9200

Jim Orr ('86) is the Vice President for Advancement. He leads the division responsible for renewing and maintaining relationships with ACU alumni, donors, and friends that ultimately support the mission and vision of ACU.

Jim received a bachelor's degree in accounting from ACU, then received his law degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 1989. He spent many years in private legal practice and was a member of ACU's Board of Trustees before being named vice president in 2014.

Jim and his wife, Elaine (Rainwater '87), have two children, Caleb ('16) and KayAnn. He enjoys playing recreational sports, reading, traveling, and gardening.

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