January 5, 2023

Purdue Global’s Diego Britto selected for second term on UPCEA finance committee

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Diego Britto, vice president of finance for Purdue Global, has been selected for a second one-year term on the University Professional and Continuing Education Association finance committee.

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

“I am very humbled to have been asked to serve the UPCEA finance committee for one more year,” said Britto, noting that over the last year the committee made investment decisions that will help put UPCEA’s financial reserves in a strong position given the current economic outlook.

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With Purdue Global, Britto is responsible for the financial support for all schools and supporting departments. He acts as a financial and strategic liaison with Purdue University executives and as an advisor to senior leadership at Purdue Global while also serving on multiple committees throughout the organization.

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

“Diego has been a trusted member of the Purdue Global leadership team for many years, and it is a credit to his reputation as a forward-looking thinker that he was selected to the UPCEA finance committee last year,” Purdue Global Chancellor Frank Dooley said. “Being asked to serve a second year further affirms his value in the challenging environment of college finance.”

About Purdue Global

Purdue 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 https://stories.purdue.edu/purdue-global/.


UPCEA is the leading association for professional, continuing and online education. For more than 100 years, UPCEA has served most of the leading public and private colleges and universities in North America. Founded in 1915, the association serves its members with innovative conferences and specialty seminars, research and benchmarking information, professional networking opportunities and timely publications. Based in Washington, D.C., UPCEA also builds greater awareness of the vital link between contemporary learners and public policy issues. Learn more at upcea.edu.

Writer/Media contact: Tom Schott, tschott@purdue.edu

Sources: Frank Dooley

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