Tallman Trask III

Executive Vice President/Treasurer

Tallman Trask III has served since 1995 as Duke’s principal administrative and fiscal officer.  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, parking and transportation. He is an ex-officio member of the Trustees’ Committees on Business and Finance, Facilities and Environment, Human Resources, and Audit.  He also serves on the Duke University Management Company Board of Directors, and is an adjunct professor in the Program in Education.

Trask was previously executive vice president of the University of Washington, where he had similar duties and was also responsible for the university’s investment portfolio.

From 1976-1986, Trask held several positions at the University of California, Los Angeles, including vice chancellor for academic administration.  He was responsible for the allocation and administration of academic resources (including faculty and teaching assistant positions) deans searches and reviews.

Trask holds an AB in history from Occidental College, an MBA from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. from UCLA. He serves on the Research Triangle Foundation Board of Directors and its executive committee and chairs its finance and investment, and master plan committees. He was elected an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects in 2003. The American Dance Festival dedicated its 2010 season to him, and in 2013 he was named "Terry Sanford Citizen of the Year" by the Durham Boy Scouts.

Academic Leadership

Dean, School of Medicine
Dean, Fuqua School of Business
Dean of the Graduate School/Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Dean, Nicholas School of the Environment
Dean, School of Nursing & Vice Chancellor for Nursing Affairs
Dean, Divinity School
Dean, Pratt School of Engineering
Dean, Sanford School of Public Policy
Dean, School of Law
Dean of Arts and Sciences
Dean and Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education
Vice Provost, Faculty Diversity and Faculty Development
Vice Provost for Library Affairs
Vice Provost for the Arts
Executive Vice Provost for Finance and Administration
Vice President and Vice Provost, Global Strategy and Programs
Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies
Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University and China Initiatives
Vice Provost and Director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative
Vice Provost for Research
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University Administration

Vice President and General Counsel
Vice President, Administration
Vice President, Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Vice President, Student Affairs
Vice President, Facilities
Vice President, Office for Institutional Equity
Vice President and University Secretary
Vice President, Public Affairs and Government Relations
Vice President, Alumni Affairs and Development
Vice President, Finance
Vice President and Director of Athletics
Vice President, Durham and Regional Affairs
President, DUMAC