Fran Teter graduated from Meredith in 1983 with Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees. She volunteered for Meredith as a Class Gift Agent from 2009-13. In addition to serving several terms as a trustee at the College, Teter also served on the committee for Beyond Strong-The Campaign for Meredith. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Biscuitville, Inc, a family business based in Greensboro, NC.
At her home in Charlotte, NC, Teter is involved in the music ministry at Christ Episcopal Church, and is a member of the Historical Book Club of North Carolina. She and her husband, Chris, served on the Parents Council at Elon University, where their daughter graduated in 2013 and their son is currently attending.