About Bruce Cunningham
Bruce Cunningham, Senior Consulting Director, focusEDU
Bruce has over 30 years of administrative experience in higher education administration, most recently serving 19 years as Assistant Vice Provost and University Registrar at Duke University. Prior to coming to Duke in 1996 he served as University Registrar at Saint Louis University, and served as Associate Registrar at Old Dominion University and West Chester University. That combination of both public and private institutions provides Bruce with a unique perspective on the world of higher education. Prior to his work in higher education, Bruce served as an Economist for the federal Departments of Labor and Energy.
Bruce joined focusEDU as a Consulting Director in 2015 after an acclaimed professional career as a leader in the registrar profession. Bruce was promoted to Senior Consulting Director after a number of highly successful engagements to assist the leaders of the higher education community.
Bruce holds a Ph.D. in Urban Services/Higher Education Administration from Old Dominion University. He also has a M.Ed. from George Mason University and Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Cortland State University.