Lisa Palmano

Lisa Palmano
Assistant to the University Registrar

Provides support to the University Registrar; departmental budgeting/payroll and recordkeeping; performs office manager duties (e.g., scheduling, maintaining inventory, purchasing, and supervising work-study students).


Lisa started working at Duke University in February of 1996, gaining professional experiences within the departments of Botany, NSOE and Sociology.  She left Duke in 2015 to pursue a career opportunity in upstate New York.  Lisa returned to Duke in September 2017 to work in her present position.  She has spent most of her professional career in staff assistant roles where she honed her skills in project management, planning, and financial operations.  Lisa has two grown daughters, Ashley and Jennifer, and a Pomapoo named Daisy May.