Michele Rogers
Michele Rogers

Clinical Assistant Professor of Non-Profit Executive Education
Director of Chicago Partnerships

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Rogers serves as a liaison to nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area, academic director for nonprofit executive education programs, and director of LEAD Northwestern at Kellogg. She is a graduate of Williams College and holds an MBA degree from Harvard University.

After joining Kellogg to recruit the inaugural of MMM class, Rogers held Assistant Dean positions in Experiential Learning, Student Academic Affairs, and Admissions & Financial Aid. Her experience includes directing graduate admissions for the Medill School, development with Harvard, admissions with HBS, general and diversity consulting, and human capital management for the manufacturing startup for J.I. Case and Cummins Engine Company. She is on the advisory board of Cedar Concepts, a chemical manufacturing company.

Rogers is active in community and civic organizations involving youth, education, and economic development. Currently, she serves on the board of directors for The Family Institute, Justin Wynn Fund for youth leadership, Harriett's Daughters for economic development in Chicago, and HBS Club of Chicago. She is a trustee for Hathaway Brown School (OH), former Williams Alumni Executive Committee,and the McGaw YMCA Finance Committee member. Rogers earned the Bert King Award for service from HBS, and co-founded the Evanston Township H. S. Foundation to support extracurricular activity. Also, she enjoys coaching middle school girls in Evanston's FAAM League, mentoring for Chicago Innovations Women's Mentoring Co-Op, and Justin Wynn Fund Board. 

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MBA, 1986, General Management & Organizational Behavior, Harvard University
BA, 1979, History & Af-Am Studies, Williams College

Other Professional Experience
Asst. Dean, Integrated Programs & Exp. Learning, Northwestern University, 2016-2016
Asst. Dean, Dir. of Student Academic Affairs, Northwestern University, 2016-2016
Asst. Dean, Admissions & Financial Aid, Northwestern University, 1995-2016
Dir. Graduate Admissions & Financial Aid, Northwestern University, 1993-1995
Assoc. Dir. of Admissions, Northwestern University, 1989-1993
Cosultant, James H. Lowry & Assoc., 1988-1989
Asst. Dir. of Admissions, Harvard University, 1986-1988
Labor Relations/Personnel, Cummins Engine Company, 1980-1981
Personnel Administrator, Cummins Engine Co., 1979-1980
Development Officer, Harvard University, 1983-1984
Staff, Consolidated Diesel Company, 1981-1983

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Academic Director for Nonprofit Exec Ed Programs: Winning Strategies, Successful Fundraising Strategies, Strategic Leadership, Accelerate Institute for new principals, and the high school LEADership, Education and Development (LEAD) Program. sessions include managing perceptions and managing beyond authority.