DeVry University Appoints Gregory Pace San Diego Metro President

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. – May 11, 2015 – DeVry University recently announced the appointment of Gregory Pace as president of the San Diego campus in California. Pace will provide executive leadership at the university’s San Diego metro.

Pace has more than 20 years of leadership experience, and has served as DeVry University’s campus director in Tampa since 2013.

“Greg has the right mix of experience, vision and leadership skills to advance DeVry University’s mission and goals,” said Shelly C. DuBois, group vice president of DeVry University. “He has established a shared vision of student success in Tampa, that I know he will bring to the San Diego campus, to effectively align resources in support of the educational and career goals of our students.”

Pace joined DeVry University in 2010 as a center dean in Atlanta, and moved to assume the role of campus dean in Tampa in 2013. He brings a wealth of operations experience from organizations such as Kaplan, Inc., Washington Mutual Bank and Huffy Corporation, where he led teams at the location-level up through regional assignments. In addition, Pace was a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps for more than 12 years and served as a marine air command and control officer.

“During my time as campus dean in Tampa, I had the opportunity to work alongside the many dedicated faculty and staff to guide our students along their journey and prepare them for achievements beyond the classroom,” Pace said. “I look forward to continuing this exciting work in San Diego as I help to challenge students to explore new opportunities and to strengthen our academic community.”

Pace earned his bachelor’s degree in physics from the U.S. Naval Academy and his MBA from Old Dominion University.

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