Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile
Title: Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education
Senior Management Area: Undergraduate Education
Class Year: 2010
Donna Lisker is the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. Donna is Steve Nowicki's deputy and works closely with him to gather ideas, analyze and coordinate improvements, and collaborates with senior administrators from schools, departments and administrative units that serve undergraduates. A proud Philadelphian, Lisker received her BA from Williams College and her MA and PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She teaches a freshman seminar on gender and sports, is a pre-major adviser and and is the founder and co-director of the Baldwin Scholars, a four-year women's leadership program. Donna has been a competitive rower since college and currently rows with the Carolina Masters.