Lucas Dart is a 1997 graduate of UNK and 1993 Kearney High Bearcat. For the past 16 years, he has worked in the field of university advancement - from being a UNK fundraiser, to being the UNK alumni director, to now serving as executive leader for UNK's advancement enterprise. He has been involved in many community and state activities, including Leadership Nebraska, Leadership Kearney, Kearney Sertoma Club, Kearney Public Schools bond issues, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce, UNK Delta Tau Delta fraternity, Kearney Country Club, and coaching Little League baseball and Kearney girls softball. He has been married to his wife, Kim for 17 years, and they have three children - son, Nolan (14) and daughters Lydia (12) and Morgan (9). When he's not involved in one of the things above, he enjoys competitive golf, weather watching and cooking.