David Greene '85 has been named executive vice president of the University of Chicago. He previously served as the vice president for strategic initiatives, a position he held since 2006. As executive vice president, Greene oversees the University's planning, priority setting, and initiatives that cross a number of institutional areas. These include financial strategy and data research, development of centers and institutes, global initiatives, commercial and economic development in the community, campus master planning, the University's Laboratory Schools, and government and external relations. Before working at the University of Chicago, Greene served as vice president at Brown University where he was responsible for the enrichment of the educational environment for the undergraduate, graduate and medical students.
Greene majored in history at Hamilton where he was a member of Psi Upsilon. He received his master's in human development and psychology and doctorate degree in planning and social policy from Harvard University.