Leadership

Every year, AUC convenes the Presidents or Provosts of its member institutions to discuss the major issues facing higher education and the city. The Mayor is invited to the meeting to discuss the critical agenda items that higher education can affect. Current leadership representatives include:


Dr. Raymond E. Crossman, Ph.D.

President,
Adler University

Zaldwaynaka "Z" Scott, J.D.

President,
Chicago State University

Juan Salgado, M.U.P.

Chancellor,
City Colleges of Chicago

Dr. Kwang Wu Kim, Ph.D.

President,
Columbia College Chicago

Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D.

President,
DePaul University

Dr. M. Wasiullah Khan, Ph.D.

Chancellor,
East-West University

Dr. Peter Kilpatrick, Ph.D.

Provost,
Illinois institute of Technology

Jo Ann Rooney, J.D., L.L.M., Ed.D.

President,
Loyola University Chicago

Dr. Nivine Megahed, Ph.D.

President,
National Louis University

Dr. Gloria Gibson, Ph.D.

President,
Northeastern Illinois University

Dr. Morton O. Schapiro, Ph.D.

President,
Northwestern University

Mablene Krueger, M.B.A.

President,
Robert Morris University

Dr. Ali Malekzadeh. Ph.D.

President,
Roosevelt University

Dr. Sherine Gabriel, M.D., MsC

President,
Rush University

Laurie Joyner, Ph.D.

President,
St. Xavier University

Elissa Tenny, Ed.D.

President,
School of the Art Institute Chicago

Dr. Michele Nealon, Psy.D.

President,
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Derek R. B. Douglas, J.D.

Vice President, Civic Engagement and External Affairs,
University of Chicago

Dr. Michael Amiridis, Ph.D.

Chancellor,
University of Illinois at Chicago