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

Bill Caruso is the vice president of Regulatory Affairs and General Counsel for DeVry University. With nearly 30 years of experience practicing law, Caruso has expertise in supporting the legal needs of organizations in highly regulated industries.

Previously, Caruso served as the chief risk officer for Adtalem Global Education (ATGE), where he was responsible for building and continuously improving the organization’s strategic risk management function, including ensuring maintenance of world-class global internal audits, information governance and information security functions.
Before his role with ATGE, Caruso served as the vice president, secretary and interim general counsel of DeVry Education Group (DVG), coordinating and managing the delivery of legal services to all DVG institutions. With more than eight years at DVG Legal, he provided dedicated legal support to DeVry Medical International and its institutions, the Advanced Academics business unit and Integrated Education Solutions, DVG’s Online Program Management startup. He was also responsible for managing the operations of DVG’s contract management organization and legal department.
Prior to joining DVG in 2009, Caruso was vice president and assistant general counsel at CommScope, Inc., a global manufacturer of equipment for the telecommunications industry. He rebuilt and managed legal teams based in the U.S., Europe and Asia, who were responsible for commercial and compliance legal matters for business operations worldwide.
Caruso holds a bachelor's degree in political science with Honors from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and a J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law, where he was managing editor of the Northwestern Journal of International Law and Business.
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