Veronica Herrero

Term Expires: January 20, 2025

Vice Chair - Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Personnel Committee
Member - Finance, Audit, Compliance, Facilities and Operations Committee
Member - Research and Innovation, Legal and Legislative Affairs Committee

Office Address

Altgeld Hall 300
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115

Professional Experience

  • Chief strategy officer, City Colleges of Chicago
  • Chief program officer, One Million Degrees
  • Vice president operations, Progressus Therapy
  • Director, College Readiness Program, Urban Education Institute, University of Chicago
  • Deputy officer, Office of Student Support and Engagement, Chicago Public Schools


  • Master's in Business Administration (MBA), University of Chicago
  • Bachelor's Degree, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Selected Leadership and Public Service

Girls, Inc Chicago, Board Member

Selected Awards and Recognitions

University of Chicago Civic Leadership Academy Fellow