Matthew J. Frist
Vice President for Finance and Business
Matthew J. Frist was appointed vice president for finance and business effective February 13, 2016. In this role, Frist is responsible for providing executive leadership and strategic guidance to the Division of Finance and Business, which comprises auxiliary services, computing and technology services, facilities management, finance and business and human resources. Members of the division work with Duquesne students, staff and faculty, and prospective employees, vendors, outside auditors and regulatory agencies.
Since joining the University in 1998 as a budget analyst, Frist has served in various roles for the Division, including director of financial planning and budgeting, assistant vice president for financial planning, budgeting and analytics, and associate vice president for finance and business. In addition, Frist has been a member of numerous University committees that address benefits, bond compliance, budget and retirement issues at Duquesne. He also assists in staffing the Audit and Finance and Investment Committees for Duquesne's Board of Directors.
Frist is a financial peer reviewer for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and has held leadership positions with the Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers. He holds a bachelor's degree from Gannon University, a master's degree from Duquesne University and an Ed.D. in Higher Education Management from the University of Pittsburgh. Frist also completed the Management Development Program at the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education.