Associate Vice Provost for DKU and Duke University Programming and Strategy

Valerie Hausman is Associate Vice Provost for Duke Kunshan University (DKU) and Duke University Programming and Strategy. Reporting to the University Provost, she leads the Duke Office of DKU Relations. The office serves as the central point of coordination between Duke and DKU in China.  Valerie provides strategic leadership and oversight of the administration of the partnership, including student and faculty exchange, academic programs, research collaboration, governance, financial and legal frameworks.

In her previous role at Duke (2012-2018), Valerie served as the Associate Dean for Global Executive Education at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. In her role, she managed Fuqua’s portfolio of Executive Education programs and led a long-term strategic partnership with Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan. From 2008-2011, Valerie coordinated Fuqua’s global strategy, working closely with teams in the UK, Russia, India, China and Dubai to enable Fuqua to develop a meaningful presence in each of these regions.  From 2005-2008, she served as Associate Director, Health Sector Management (HSM) at Fuqua, where she managed all aspects of the HSM Executive MBA programs.

Valerie’s experience prior to joining Duke University includes positions at the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, Deloitte Consulting, Goldman Sachs and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. Valerie is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Porto Business School in Portugal.  She graduated with a BA in Economics with a concentration in International Relations from Cornell University and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School.