Carroll University, home of the Pioneers and Wisconsin’s first, four-year institution of higher learning is a private, independent and non-profit university. It is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The institution is led by President Cindy Gnadinger, a 25-member Board of Trustees and a senior leadership team.

From the President:

“Welcome to Carroll University. Since 1846, students have selected Carroll as their preferred choice in preparation for lives of purpose, meaning and achievement.”

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Board of Trustees

The corporate name of the university is Carroll University, Inc., and the institution is governed by a 25-member Corporate Board of Trustees. Board members include a number of alumni and individuals in corporate and non-profit leadership positions both locally and across the country. 

Senior Leadership Team

Dr. Cindy Gnadinger

Gina Ehler
Executive Assistant to the President

Dr. Theresa Barry
Vice President of Student Affairs

Dr. Mark Blegen
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Catherine Jorgens
University Counsel and Risk Manager

Stephen Kuhn
Vice President of Institutional Advancement

Teege Mettille
Vice President for Enrollment

Jeannine Sherman
Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Dana Stuart
Vice President of Finance and Administration

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