Conde joins ECU focusing on special initiatives
(Apr. 21, 2008)
David Conde has joined East Carolina University as senior associate vice chancellor for special initiatives in the Office of the Provost.
Before coming to ECU, Conde was associate vice president for academic affairs at Metropolitan State College of Denver for 10 years. And for eight years, he was chair of the Department of Modern Languages and professor of modern languages at the college.
In total he spent 30 years teaching Spanish and Portuguese and serving in administrative roles at Colorado State University at Pueblo, New Mexico Highlands University and Metropolitan State before coming to ECU.
“Dr. Conde brings a wealth of experience in higher education, and his scholarship and academic administrative experience should prove valuable to us for any number of academic and institutional initiatives. New perspectives are always important to the work that we do, and we look forward to his contributions and leadership,” said Dr. Marilyn Sheerer, interim provost for the university.
As senior associate vice chancellor for special initiatives, Conde will be responsible for supervision and oversight of new and existing programs and work specifically with the areas of international affairs and the honors program.
“I am very pleased and excited to join ECU and the excellent leadership team assembled by Chancellor Ballard and Provost Sheerer and look forward to participating in helping to meet the twenty-first century challenges for this great university,” Conde said.
After serving in the U.S. Air Force, Conde attended the University of Denver and the University of Northern Colorado where he obtained his baccalaureate degree. He completed graduate work and obtained his masters and doctorate from the University of Kansas.