Coordinator, Projects and Programs

Colleen O’Connor

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Colleen O’Connor has held the position of Coordinator, Projects and Programs since July 1, 2011. In this capacity, she is responsible for the development, implementation, facilitation and maintenance of division-wide initiatives that further the goals of staff engagement, teamwork and communication. She serves as a liaison with the seven unit directors within the division and chairs the Auxiliary Operations Communications Committee.

Prior to that, Colleen served as an Officer’s Assistant to two University Vice Presidents; the Vice President for Business Affairs (1991-1996) and the Vice President for Business Operations (1996-2011). Upon joining the University in 1989, she served as an administrative assistant in the Investment Office. Prior to coming to Notre Dame, she worked in Washington, D.C.

Colleen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in education from the University of Tulsa, and a Master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame.

Colleen resides in Granger, Indiana.