Administration and
Board of Trustees


Administration


Thomas L. Monahan III

President & Chief Executive Officer, DeVry University

Thomas L. Monahan III is president and chief executive officer of DeVry University. He is responsible for articulating the University's vision, mission and values with internal and external stakeholders, as well as supporting and enhancing the institution's academic mission and overall operations.
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Elise Awwad

Chief Operating Officer, DeVry University

Elise Awwad is the Chief Operating Officer of DeVry University. She leads DeVryWORKS, admissions, student central, student care training, career services and strategic enrollment operations.
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David Barnett

Chief Human Resources and University Relations Officer, DeVry University

David Barnett is the Chief Human Resources and University Relations Officer for DeVry University, responsible for identifying, attracting and engaging key talent with a focus on driving exceptional student outcomes. He also oversees the communications architecture designed to inform and build a culture of care with colleagues, students and alumni, and foster goodwill with the community and other stakeholders.
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Shantanu Bose, Ph.D.

Provost and Chief Academic Officer, DeVry University

Shantanu Bose, Ph.D., is the provost and chief academic officer for DeVry University. He is responsible for driving the academic vision and providing leadership for achieving the highest academic quality. He oversees all academic affairs including the areas of curriculum and instruction, faculty and academic operations, accreditation and academic policies, academic programs, course and instructional design, the Registrar, and other educational processes.
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Chris Campbell

Vice President of Information Technology, DeVry University

Chris Campbell is the vice president of information technology (IT) for DeVry University, responsible for the continued development of an innovative and secure IT environment across the university.
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F. Willis (Bill) Caruso, Jr.

General Counsel, Secretary and Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, DeVry University

Bill Caruso is general counsel, secretary and the vice president of regulatory affairs for the university, with oversight of DeVry’s legal, government relations, internal audit and regulatory affairs teams. With more than 30 years of experience practicing law, he has extensive expertise in supporting the legal needs of organizations in highly regulated industries.
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Remberto Del Real

Chief Marketing Officer, DeVry University

Remberto Del Real is the chief marketing officer for DeVry University, responsible for branding, paid media, social media, and strategic planning. He leads the development of all creative work that supports advertising and marketing programs, with oversight on direct marketing initiatives, print and collateral materials, special events and online activities.
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Scarlett Howery

Vice President, Campus Operations, DeVry University

Scarlett Howery is the vice president of campus operations, providing strategic leadership for DeVry University’s 45+ campus operations. In this role, Howery drives community engagement and onsite student enrollment in each market, as well as forms local strategic partnerships to foster student learning and offer workforce solutions.
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John Lorenz

Chief Financial Officer, DeVry University

John Lorenz is the chief financial officer for DeVry University, responsible for the overall finance function, including accounting, financial planning and analysis, tax, treasury, payroll, and other fiscal activities.
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Board of Trustees


The DeVry University Board of Trustees is an independent board comprised of the following members. The Board is responsible for reviewing and approving the University’s mission, policies, strategic plan, annual operating plan, award of degrees, and matters related to governance of the University.
 
To learn more about the members of the DeVry University Board of Trustees, please click on a biography listed below.

Thomas L. Monahan III

President & Chief Executive Officer, DeVry University

Thomas L. Monahan III is president and chief executive officer of DeVry University. He is responsible for articulating the University's vision, mission and values with internal and external stakeholders, as well as supporting and enhancing the institution's academic mission and overall operations.
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Dana H. Born

Faculty chair, Senior Executive Fellows Program; faculty advisor, Black Family Graduate Fellowship; and lecturer in public policy, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Dana H. Born is the faculty chair, Senior Executive Fellows (SEF) Program, faculty advisor for the Black Family Graduate Fellowship, and lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) of Government. She previously served as the co-director for the HKS’s Center for Public Leadership and faculty advisor for the National Security Fellows.
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Robert Klapper

CEO, Empowered Education

Robert Klapper is Empowered Education’s (EE) chief executive officer, dedicated to working with the EE team to improve lives by changing the approach to healthcare through a focus on wellness and sustainable habit change.
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Michael A. Peel

Managing Partner, Peel Global Advisory, LLC

Michael A. Peel is the managing partner of Peel Global Advisory, LLC, a consulting firm that provides human capital and board consulting to corporations and private equity firms.
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Richard L. Rodriguez

President and CEO, Acero Schools

Richard L. Rodriguez is the president and CEO of Acero Schools, one of the largest and highest performing public charter school networks in Chicago. With 15 schools serving nearly 7,800 K-12 students across the city, Acero partners with students, families and colleagues to cultivate achievement, community, excellence, resilience, and optimism at all network schools.
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James B. Rosseau, Sr.

Chief Executive Officer, The Corelink Solution

James Rosseau is the CEO and founder of The Corelink Solution, an organization focused on personal and leadership development.
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Mark K. Shriver

Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs & Advocacy, Save the Children; CEO, Save the Children Action Network

Mark K. Shriver is the senior vice president of U.S. Programs & Advocacy at Save the Children and CEO of Save the Children Action Network.
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Newton Walpert

Former Senior Vice President and General Manager, U.S. Sales, HP Inc.

Newt Walpert is the former senior vice president and general manager of U.S. Sales for HP Inc. In this role, he was responsible for the go-to market strategy, sales and support resources and the financial performance of the $7 billion personal systems, print and services business.
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Betsy Ziegler

CEO, 1871

Betsy Ziegler is the CEO of 1871, the flagship project of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center and home to more than 1,000 inventors, designers, creators and entrepreneurs.
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