Doug Lape


Doug Lape is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in campus auxiliary services.  In 2023, he assumed the role of Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Services at UNC Charlotte, where he has distinguished himself through his innovative approaches to driving business growth, commitment to exceptional customer service, and unwavering support for cutting-edge technology solutions.  Previously, the majority of Lape’s experience was in the campus parking and transportation industry, which he continues to support in his current role.

Throughout his career, Lape has demonstrated a keen ability to streamline operations, optimize resources, and enhance the overall customer experience. His leadership has been instrumental in implementing transformative initiatives that have not only improved efficiency but also elevated the standard of service delivery.

Lape’s strategic vision and collaborative approach have fostered strong partnerships both within the university community and beyond, leading to the development of innovative solutions that meet the evolving needs of students, faculty, staff, and visitors.  His commitment to continuous improvement and forward-thinking solutions has earned him respect and admiration from colleagues and peers alike.

As Associate Vice Chancellor for Business Services, Lape remains dedicated to driving positive change, fostering a culture of innovation, and ensuring that UNC Charlotte continues to thrive as one of the fastest growing institutions in higher education.

Lape is a graduate of The Ohio State University and resides in Charlotte with his wife, Anne and Stepson, Adam.