Kathleen Santora

Kathleen Santora

President and CEO, NACUA

Dr. Kathleen Santora has been President and CEO of the National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) since February 2001. Before coming to NACUA, she was Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the American Association for Higher Education (AAHE). She previously served in various positions at Georgetown University – as Secretary of the University, Assistant to the President for External Relations, and Assistant to the President/Chief of Staff for the President’s Office. She worked for the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) in various senior-level positions where she handled tax policy and other legislative issues, state relations with state associations of independent colleges and universities, and management of association internal operations. She also served as the first Director for Public Policy and External Relations at the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB).¬†Kathleen earned a Juris Doctor from the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America.