Title: President, DeVry University

Robert (Rob) Paul was named president of DeVry University in 2014. As chief executive of the university, he is responsible for establishing strategic direction in support of DeVry’s purpose: to empower its students to achieve their educational and career goals.

Paul is a 20-year veteran of private-sector higher education, having served in a variety of progressive leadership roles including director of enrollment, campus director, regional vice president, vice president of operations, and president. He joined DeVry Education Group in 2007 as vice president of campus operations at DeVry University, becoming president of Carrington Colleges Group in 2011. 

Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in English from McDaniel College in Maryland and a master’s degree in Organizational Management from University of Phoenix in Arizona. He is also an accomplished martial artist, holding a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. 



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