Douglas Frizzell, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Life
Dr. Douglas Frizzell most recently served as vice president for student affairs at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati. As vice president for student life at Duquesne, Frizzell is providing leadership for a variety of student support services including residence life, student activities, recreation, multicultural affairs, Greek life, health services, counseling services, special services, public safety, career services, commuter affairs and student conduct.
His accomplishments include oversight for institution-wide mission-related initiatives and the university's Center for Ethical Leadership; the creation of a director of diversity and inclusion position to address the needs of underrepresented individuals; the development of Greek life on campus; and the creation of a mission orientation program for all new faculty and staff.
Prior to joining Mount St. Joseph in June 2000, Frizzell served as vice president for student affairs at Newberry College in Newberry, S.C. Previously, he served as dean of students and associate dean for student life at the University of Findlay in Ohio.
Frizzell has held leadership positions in the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities, and the Ohio Association of Student Personnel Administrators. He earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from West Liberty University in W.Va., and his master's degree in college student personnel and his Ph.D. in higher education administration from Bowling Green State University in Ohio.