- Co-Chair, Academic Affairs Committee
With more than two decades of experience in fundraising, nonprofit management, and government relations, Carole Wood provides the vision and oversees execution of National Louis University’s fundraising, alumni relations, and governmental relations operations. Prior to her current role, Wood served as Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement at City Colleges of Chicago. From 2005-2010, Wood served as Director of Local School Council Relations, providing strategic guidance to senior leadership in policy, budgetary, communications, and external affairs decision making. Previously, Wood has held positions of increasing responsibility at Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago and at the Chicago Community Trust. Wood has a bachelor's degree from Skidmore College and master's degree from Loyola University Chicago. She has also received certificates in advanced philanthropy, business administration and sports/events management.