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Statement of Richard Duke Buchan III, Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to Spain and Andorra, Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

POSTED September 27, 2017

“As a family we have a deep appreciation, respect and love for the Spanish people and culture. It is only surpassed by our love for the United States.”

Duke Buchan’s Investment Philosophy Interview

POSTED January 31, 2017

“My passion for investing and taking calculated risk started as a young boy playing cards with our family on Saturday nights. My parents reinforced family, integrity and hard work daily.”

Buchan Fund Supports a Video Exchange Program Between American and Spanish Schoolchildren: “21st Century Pen Pals” Project

POSTED January 25, 2017

The Buchan Fund is one of the largest single endowments dedicated to support the study of Spanish languages, literature and culture.

Duke Buchan and The Buchan House: UNC-CH Dedicates a New Foundation Building

POSTED December 17, 2016

A North Carolinian whose passions include Carolina basketball, Spanish literature and culture, and his farm where he grows 60 varieties of organic heirloom tomatoes.

Duke Buchan and UNC College of Arts & Sciences Foundation Annual Fund

POSTED April 7, 2015

“In November I visited the College of Arts and Sciences for a board meeting in Chapel Hill.”

Duke says, “Give to Carolina!”

POSTED April 7, 2015

“The study of the Spanish language, literature and culture provided me a passport to a world outside of the United States and instilled in me a global perspective.”

Duke Buchan’s Longfield Farm Wins Prestigious Polo World Cup

POSTED April 22, 2013

“Philanthropy is important to our family and we are thrilled to help the Wounded Warrior Project.”

Duke Buchan, Carolina y el Español: Small Town Dream, Big Global Impact

POSTED February 3, 2013

Carolina students taking Spanish can thank Duke Buchan III ’85, and his early obsession with the World Book Encyclopedia for innovative learning experiences that make the language more relevant than ever.

Harvard Business School: The Buchan family “is honored to give back to an institution that has given us so much.”

POSTED January 3, 2013

Growing up in rural North Carolina between two towns with fewer than 3oo people combined, Duke Buchan dreamed big.