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Alison Hilsabeck, Ph.D.


Alison Hilsabeck, Ph.D., is Provost and Chief Academic Officer for National Louis University (NLU).

Prior to assuming this role, she served the University as Executive Dean of the National College of Education, and Vice Provost for Academic Programs, Faculty Development and Research. Before joining NLU, for 17 years she held various administrative and leadership roles at Northwestern University.

Dr. Hilsabeck has served on various external committees and task forces including serving as the co-chair of the Council of Chicago Area Deans of Education, serving on the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education’s (AACTE) committee on 21st Century Schools of Education, and serving on AACTE’s national task force on teacher retention.

She was the 2012 recipient of the Luminary Leadership Award for her work as Board Chair for the Eleanor Women’s Foundation, a nonprofit organization that operated for over a century which provided career and housing support services for low-income women (it has since merged with the Chicago Foundation for Women).

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