Trustees at School of DuPage have unanimously voted to nominate Vice President of Administration and Chief Monetary Officer Brian Caputo as the brand new interim president.
On Jan. 1, Caputo will change outgoing President Ann Rondeau, who’s stepping down on the finish of the yr to develop into president of the Naval Postgraduate Faculty in Monterey, Calif. Rondeau took over in 2016 after her predecessor, Robert Breuder, was fired within the wake of a Chicago Tribune investigation of questionable spending and lax oversight.
Caputo and his spouse, Karen, have lived within the district for 20 years and all three of their youngsters have attended School of DuPage. He began working on the faculty in March.
“The School of DuPage neighborhood is comprised of terribly competent, enthusiastic and devoted school and workers striving to create the absolute best instructional expertise for our college students,” he stated in an announcement asserting the information. “It’s an honor and a privilege to guide such an distinctive establishment. I’m all in.”
Caputo is credited with serving to to strengthen numerous key initiatives, together with Guided Pathways and Challenge Rent-Ed, in partnership with the School of DuPage board of trustees, government management, school, workers and college students. Throughout his time because the neighborhood faculty’s vice chairman, it improved its basic obligation bond ranking, improved monetary transparency and established a cooperative enterprise to help startups and early-stage small companies.