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David Vesper, Assoc. Head of School

David Vesper, Associate Head of School

Dr. Vesper is the Associate Head of School and a math teacher at University High School. He joined our faculty in 2003.


B.S. in Mathematics and Physics, Butler University
M.A. in Astronomy, Indiana University
Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Indiana University
M.S. in Strategic Studies, U.S. Army War College

Past Experience

Assistant Professor of Physics, Indiana State University


Brigadier General (retired), Indiana Army National Guard (Deployments to Operation Enduring Freedom, Afghanistan, from Aug. 2004-Aug. 05 and Jan. 2012-Nov. 2012 and deployment to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Iraq, Mar. 2008-Nov. 2008)
Appointed Sagamore of the Wabash by Governor Frank O’Bannon for work on 2003 National Governors Association Conference
Awarded “Above and Beyond the Call” Award for Teaching at Indiana State University
Authored 14 Refereed Publications and Three Other Publications

2023-24 Courses

Multivariate Calculus and Differential Equations

What do you like about working at University High School?

University High School is a great place to work because the people there love their work, and it shows. Also, the faculty and students have experiences and interests that make getting to know them enjoyable every day.

Personal Information

I am married to Lara, who works at IU North in Carmel, and we have three sons, Benjamin (a 2014 University graduate), Evan (a 2017 University graduate), and Daniel (2021 University graduate).

Contact David

Telephone: (317) 733-4475, ext. 128
Email: dvesper@universityhighschool.org