2010
Benedictine president to address customer focus at NACC event

Benedictine president to address customer focus at NACC event
March 24, 2010

Phil Brozynski, Media Relations Manager
(630) 829-6094
pbrozynski@ben.edu

Benedictine University President William J. Carroll, Ph.D., will be among the panelists at the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Institute seminar on “Customer Focus” from 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on Friday, April 30 at the Moser Center for Adult and Professional Studies in Naperville. The presentation will be facilitated by Deborah Chambers Chima, president and CEO of Chambers Consulting Group, Ltd. Joining Carroll on the panel will be Ray Kinney, president of Minuteman Press Naperville, and Karen Garlough, co-owner of My Chef Catering. Carroll became the 10th president of Benedictine University in July 1995. Prior to Benedictine, he held several positions at Ohio Dominican College including Vice President for Academic Affairs, Acting President and Executive Vice President. Under Carroll’s leadership, master’s degree programs and two doctoral programs were introduced; the First Responder Program, which provided a free college education to public safety personnel, was established; the University formed a partnership with Springfield College in Illinois; and Benedictine began offering master’s degree programs in China and Vietnam. The NACC Leadership Institute offers area business people the opportunity to learn and apply the competencies of highly effective leaders to drive business results in their own organization. For more information, call (630) 355-4141.

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Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 56 undergraduate majors, 16 graduate and four doctorate programs. The Chronicle of Higher Education recently ranked Benedictine University as the seventh fastest-growing campus among private nonprofit master’s universities, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among the top 20 percent of America’s colleges for 2011. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fourth largest in the Chicago area in 2011.