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Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
Ed.D., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J.; M.Ed., Springfield College, Springfield, Mass.; B.S. Springfield College, Springfield, Mass.
David B. Borofsky, Ed.D., assumed the position of interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at Loyola on April 10, 2017. Prior to joining Loyola, Dr. Borofsky served as president, provost, vice president, and dean at private and public universities, as well as community and career colleges. He is known for his leadership capabilities and brings to Loyola a wealth of experience in new program development, strategic planning, and curricula management, including the expansion of online education.
Dr. Borofsky has worked at seven universities and colleges in various capacities. In these roles, he’s launched multiple new computer science and health care programs, as well as business and industry training; successfully created and gained board of regent approval for three new graduate programs; and created new programs at five colleges and universities. He has worked with four of the six regional accreditation agencies around the U.S., including the Higher Learning Commission, the Northwest Accreditation Commission, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and the Southern Association Colleges and Schools. He also has national accreditation experience.
Dr. Borofsky has worked with elected and appointed trustees and created strong and mutually beneficial relationships with business industry in five states. He also led the creation of long-term strategic plans and new mission and vision statements at three institutions and brings broad experience in fundraising and grant development.
His career has included leadership positions at Hodges University in Naples, Fla.; Dakota State University in Madison, S. D.; Westwood College in Denver; Bates Technical College in Tacoma, Wash., Colorado Mountain College in Glenwood Springs, Colo; and Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, Pa. Often, he has managed programs and academic affairs at multiple campuses, in as many as seven locations.
In his most recent position as interim president of Hodges University, Dr. Borofsky led an enrollment turnaround effort, helping the university to exceed enrollment goals while developing the university’s brand, increasing student retention, and reinstituting a culture of pride. He also managed a budget of $40 million and helped to develop a first-of-its-kind university diversity and inclusion program. Dr. Borofsky significantly expanded competency-based online learning programs, ensuring full programs online in competency-based delivery format.