Janet Hill Obituary, Death – Janet Hill, who had been a trustee emerita at Duke University and the mother of Grant Hill, a former Duke basketball player and current trustee, passed away on Saturday at the age of 74. Janet Hill was the mother of Grant Hill, who is also a trustee at Duke University. Beginning today and continuing through Thursday, the Duke flags that are flown on campus will be lowered in honor of Hill.
Janet Hill was the owner and vice president of Alexander & Associates Inc., a consulting firm that supplied corporate planning, guidance, and analytics to directors, executives, and managers, until she joined Hill Family Advisors as a principal in Fairfax, Virginia. Hill Family Advisors is a financial advisory firm that is part of the Hill Family. Hill Family Advisors operates under the umbrella of its parent company, Hill Family Advisors.
Hill was a member of the Board of Trustees at Duke University from the year 2006 to the year 2021. His term ended in 2021. Recently, it was disclosed that she will be one of the winners of the University Medal for Distinguished Meritorious Service in 2022. This is the greatest distinction that can be bestowed upon a Duke University alumnus. After the honoree has passed away, it will be presented during Founders’ Weekend, which takes place from September 30 to October 1 of each year.
According to a comment attributed to Vincent Price, the President of Duke University, “We remember Janet Hill for her diligence, intelligence, and energy directed toward serving Duke.” “She brought the same uncontrolled zeal to all of her commitments that Janet did to her love for Duke, and she worked relentlessly to aid in making Duke better. We are immensely grateful for her life, her vitality, and the leadership she provided, and we extend our deepest condolences to Calvin, Grant, and the rest of the Hill family.