Daniel J. Duncan Executive Director of Nebraska Innovation Campus 402-472-5535 · dduncan1@unl.edu

Dan Duncan

Dan Duncan is the executive director of Nebraska Innovation Campus. Dan began his tenure with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 1987 when he accepted the position of operations manager at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center in Scottsbluff, Nebraska. In 1991, he was named director of the University of Nebraska Agricultural Research and Development Center near Mead, Nebraska. On August 1, 2004, Dan was named assistant director of the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station on a part-time basis. In February 2008, Dan accepted the position of assistant dean and director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Agricultural Research Division. On October 1, 2011, he moved into his current position as executive director of the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corporation. Dan is the past president of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP).

Dan was born on a diversified farm and ranch in Sioux County, Nebraska.  He attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  After graduation, Dan returned to the family farm and ranch for six years. Dan has a Master of Science Degree in Agricultural Economics-Agribusiness, and Bachelor of Science Degrees in Animal Science and Agronomy all from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Dan is a LEAD VII Fellow.  He is also a member of the Nebraska Hall of Ag Achievement and the Agricultural Builders of Nebraska.