Duquesne University Names VP for Management and Business
David R. Beaupré has been named vice president for management and business at Duquesne University, effective Monday, July 1. He is currently the associate vice president of finance at Loyola University Maryland.
"I am very excited to work with such a talented team within the Division of Management and Business as well as with campus leadership, faculty and students in an environment with a Spiritan mission and strong values," said Beaupré.
In his new role at Duquesne, Beaupré will oversee the Division of Management and Business, which works with University students, staff and faculty as well as prospective employees, vendors, outside auditors and regulatory agencies. The division is comprised of the controller's office, planning and budgeting, computing and technology services, facilities management, human resources, institutional research and public safety, among others.
Prior to joining Loyola University Maryland in 2007 as assistant vice president of finance, Beaupré worked for Kaludis Consulting as well as Parson Consulting, both organizations that provide financial consulting and strategic planning services to universities across the United States. He also has worked at Arthur Andersen LLP, KPMG Peat Marwick, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston and the College of St. Joseph in Vermont.
Beaupré has an MBA in executive management from Boston's Suffolk University and a bachelor's degree in business administration from the College of St. Joseph. He and his wife, Libby, have a son David, 21, and a daughter Caroline, 17.
Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in nine schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.