Dr. Kathleen Waldron is president of William Paterson University in New Jersey. She has extensive experience in higher education and international banking. She served as president of Baruch College of the City University of New York and dean of the College of Business at Long Island University. Prior to her transition to higher education administration, Dr. Waldron worked at Citibank where she directed strategic planning for the Global Private Bank and served as president of Citibank International in Miami.
Dr. Waldron is a frequent speaker on issues of diversity in higher education and women in leadership. Her affiliations include the board of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, the New Jersey Association of Colleges and Universities, the American Council of Education, the New Jersey President’s Council and the New Jersey Task Force on College Readiness and Career Preparation.