Fuqua Dean Bill Boulding to Chair Search Committee for New Executive Vice President

President Vincent Price has named a 10-person committee to conduct the search for Duke’s next Executive Vice President, succeeding Tallman Trask III, who will retire in the fall of 2020. The search committee will be chaired by Fuqua School of Business Dean Bill Boulding.

Trask has served as Executive Vice President since 1995, when he arrived from the University of Washington. In this role, he is responsible for the budget, financial affairs, procurement, debt, campus planning, architecture, maintenance and construction, real estate, human resources, academic and administrative computing, audit, safety and security, and auxiliary services.

The search committee members are:

  • Bill Boulding, Dean, Fuqua School of Business (Chair)
  • Pamela Bernard, Vice President and General Counsel
  • Kathleen Cooney, Chair, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine
  • Jennifer Francis, Executive Vice Provost
  • Kimberly Hewitt, Vice President for Institutional Equity and Chief Diversity Officer
  • Michael Marsicano, Trustee Emeritus
  • Mark Anthony Neal, James B. Duke Professor of African & African American Studies and a member of the Executive Committee of the Academic Council
  • Adrienne Stiff-Roberts, Jeffrey N. Vinik Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Donald Taylor, Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy and director of the Social Science Research Institute
  • Neal Triplett, President and CEO, DUMAC

Michele Wittman, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Public Affairs and Government Relations, will staff the search.  Executive search firm Isaacson, Miller will assist the committee, which will begin its work this month.

Members of the Duke community can submit nominations for and comments about the position via the search website. All submitted information will be confidential.