Doug received his B.A. in Psychology and Music from Colgate University in 1998 and his M.Ed. in Higher Education from Harvard University in 2002. He has worked in numerous departments at Colgate throughout his professional career including Admissions and Alumni Relations, and before joining the administrative dean staff, he led Colgate's major gift fundraising efforts as an Associate Vice President for Advancement and served as the Interim Vice President in 2018. In his role as administrative dean, Doug aims to develop strong personal relationships with his students to help them thrive at his own alma mater. He is an avid reader and a spirited fan of Colgate's athletic teams.