Noreen Carrocci
President, Newman University

Noreen M. Carrocci, Ph.D. has served as president of Newman University in Wichita, Kansas since 2007. Having more than 30 years in higher education -- from instructor to dean to president -- Dr. Carrocci knows the triumphs and struggles of higher education. As a first-generation college student, she personally knows the value of the system and
what it does for our society. Other institutions which she has served include Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., and St. Louis University. She also spent a year at Tulane University as a Fellow of the American Council on Education (ACE).