Dennis Ahlburg is president of Trinity University, a position he assumed on January 1, 2010. Prior to that, he was dean at the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado for five years. Prior to Leeds, Dennis spent 25 years as a professor of economics and academic administrator at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota, where he held the Fesler-Lampert Chair in Urban and Regional Affairs and served as senior associate dean. Dennis has written more than 100 academic articles and books and has consulted extensively with a variety of organizations including the United Nations, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, and the governments of Great Britain and Australia. He is a native of Australia. Dennis earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Pennsylvania.