November 18, 2021

Purdue University Global’s Diego Britto named to UPCEA finance committee

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Diego Britto, vice president of finance for Purdue University Global, has been named to the University Professional and Continuing Education Association finance committee for 2022-23.

UPCEA is a Washington, D.C.-based association for college and university leaders in professional, continuing and online education.

“I am deeply humbled and honored to represent Purdue University Global as a member of UPCEA’s finance committee,” Britto said. “I look forward to a productive year as a committee member.”

With Purdue Global, Britto is responsible for the financial support for all schools and supporting departments. He serves as a financial and strategic liaison with Purdue University executives.

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Britto has more than 24 years of fast-track, cross-industry financial and operational success and over 13 years of experience in the education industry. He boasts a diverse background spearheading new business implementations as well as risk-management and cost-saving initiatives.

Britto will begin his one-year term at the conclusion of the 2022 UPCEA annual conference in Orlando, Florida, on April 14.

“It is a credit to Diego’s reputation as a forward-looking thinker in the challenging environment of college finance that he has been selected by UPCEA,” Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley said. “We are fortunate to have him as a long-standing member of our leadership team, and I know he will prove to be a valuable asset and resource for UPCEA.”

About Purdue University Global

Purdue University Global delivers personalized online education tailored to the unique needs of adults who have work or life experience beyond the classroom, enabling them to develop essential academic and professional skills with the support and flexibility they need to achieve their career goals. It offers personalized paths for students to earn an associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree, based on their work experience, desired pace, military service, previous college credits and other considerations – no matter where they are in their life journey. Purdue Global is a nonprofit, public university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is affiliated with Purdue University’s flagship institution, a highly ranked public research university located in West Lafayette, Indiana. Purdue University also operates regional campuses in Fort Wayne and Northwest Indiana, as well as serving science, engineering and technology students at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. For more information, visit


UPCEA is the association for professional, continuing, and online education. Founded in 1915, UPCEA now serves most of the leading public and private colleges and universities in North America. With innovative conferences and specialty seminars, research and benchmarking information, professional networking opportunities and timely publications, we support our members’ service of contemporary learners and commitment to quality online education and student success. Based in Washington, D.C., UPCEA builds greater awareness of the vital link between adult learners and public policy issues. Visit

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