Butterfield Congratulates Vincent Price on Election as President of Duke University

Dec 2, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released the following statement applauding Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, on his election as the tenth president of Duke University:

"I congratulate Vincent Price on his election as the 10th president of Duke University.  This news brings an exciting new chapter for Duke and the Durham community.  Vincent brings a wealth of leadership experience in higher education, having served in senior positions at the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Michigan, among others.  I have full confidence in his ability to provide the vision and leadership Duke needs to continue to serve its students now and into the future.  I look forward to welcoming Vincent and his wife, Annette, to Durham and I am excited to witness all the growth he will bring to this great institution.

“I also thank outgoing President Richard H. Brodhead for his 13 years of dedicated service to Duke.  His leadership has left a lasting mark on the University and he has my deepest appreciation.”