David Carpenter

Research Analyst, University Advancement

About Me

David serves Arcadia's Division of University Advancement and Arcadia as the Research Analyst, leading research of donor profiles with related analysis of wealth indicators, predictive modeling, and relationship mapping.

David comes to Arcadia from the Curtis Institute of Music. He served in two foundational roles, spending a combined total of nearly seven years as a data entry specialist and a database administrator.

Prior to Curtis, David worked at Harvard University, where his work was concentrated in libraries and museums. He served as a catalog and acquisitions assistant at Harvard University’s Cabot Science and Kummel Geology Libraries, as well as a rights and licensing administrator at the Harvard University Art Museums. 

Before Harvard, David was a library assistant at Tufts University’s Tisch Library and Ladd Library at Bates College, his undergraduate alma mater.

An active composer, David holds a doctor of musical arts degree from Temple University, where for his dissertation he wrote an opera based on Edith Wharton’s novel The Age of Innocence. You can find out more about his music under the "David's composer website" link at the top of this page.