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Duquesne Names Gregory to Associate Provost Position

Duquesne University has named Dr. Alexandra Gregory to the position of associate provost/associate academic vice president.

Gregory, who has most recently served as dean of the School of Professions at La Roche College, also has academic experience encompassing administration positions at Point Park University, St. Peter’s College, Malone College and Rockhurst University. She began her new position on July 14.

Additionally, Gregory has been active in the arts and community endeavors throughout her career, including serving as resident music director and conductor of the Civic Opera Theater of Kansas City, co-founder, music director and conductor of The Chancellor’s Singers chamber choir at Rockhurst, a fellow and a mentor with the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities Executive Leadership Development Institute and a recipient of a Joslyn research grant. Besides acting as president and member of the board for Bishop Hogan High School in Kansas City, she also has volunteered as a board member of the Canton Kiwanis International and with other organizations.

“We are very pleased that Dr. Gregory will be sharing her broad background and diverse interests with the University,” said Dr. Ralph Pearson, Duquesne provost. “We are impressed with her commitment to Catholic education, her dedication to faculty and students, and her involvement in building partnerships with the community.”

As associate provost/associate academic vice president, Gregory will be responsible for supervising the Center for Teaching Excellence, the Honors College, English as a Second Language and the Office of Service Learning, as well as student advisement and other academic services provided by the University. She also will work with deans and faculty to promote graduate education at Duquesne and serve as chair of the Graduate Council.

Gregory received an Executive Master of Business Administration from Rockhurst, a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, a Master of Arts from University of Central Missouri and a bachelor of music cum laude from Southwest Baptist University. Gregory also was inducted into the Alpha Chi national honor society and Pi Kappa Lambda, the national honorary music society.

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