Doug Lape has been appointed associate vice chancellor for business services, effective Wednesday, March 1. He had been serving as interim in the role since Sept. 1, 2022.
Lape will oversee the overall administration and strategic leadership for campus food services (meal plans, retail dining, catering, concessions and convenience stores), bookstores and other campus retail operations, reprographic services, vending and ATMs, mail and package services, licensing and trademark management, 49er ID card services and parking and transportation services.
“Doug is a seasoned higher education professional with extensive experience in the field of business and auxiliary services,” said Rich Amon, vice chancellor for business affairs. “I know he will continue to be of great value to the campus community,”
Lape served as director of parking and transportation services since 2015. Prior to joining UNC Charlotte, he spent the majority of his professional career at The Ohio State University and Ohio University. Lape also spent four years in parking industry sales and technology development. He received a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness from The Ohio State University.