Dr. Duane H. Smith has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, both as a faculty member and an administrator. He has served as a faculty member at state universities, liberal arts colleges, and research institutions, and as an academic administrator at public, private, and faith-based institutions in the US, including Saint Louis University and Temple University; he has also taught, conducted workshops, and served as a consultant on program design internationally, in China and India.
In many of his leadership roles, he has worked to integrate curricular and co-curricular aspects of undergraduate studies: Honors programs, undergraduate research programs, and pre-professional health studies.
He has also developed programs for underrepresented students and candidates for national and international scholarships and fellowships. Most recently, he has taught and advised on program development in China, served as a consultant on English Language programs in India, and worked with senior administrators in India and the U.S. to develop institutional partnerships.