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.

Dana H. Born, Ph.D., Co-director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Dana H. Born, Ph.D.

Co-director, Center for Public Leadership, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Dana H. Born is the Co-Director of the Center for Public Leadership and Faculty Chair of the Senior Executives Fellows program at Harvard Kennedy School of Government. During her six-year tenure, Born has held several other roles, including Faculty Advisor for the National Security Fellows and as a Lecturer in Public Policy.
Robert Klapper, CEO, Empowered Education

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.

Thomas L. Monahan III, President & Chief Executive Officer, DeVry University

Thomas L. Monahan III

President and 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.
Michael A. Peel, Managing Partner, Peel Global Advisory, LLC

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. 
Richard L. Rodriguez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Acero Schools

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. 
 

James B. Rosseau, Sr., Chief Executive Officer, The Corelink Solution

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.
 

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

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

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.   
 

Betsy Ziegler, CEO, 1871

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.