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9.22.22 – Alicia Córdoba
September 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Alicia R. Córdoba, D.M.A., President, Aquinas College
Alicia Córdoba brings more than two decades of experience in Catholic higher education, both as a faculty member and administrator, to her new role in leading the nationally ranked liberal arts institution. A mission-driven and motivational leader, Córdoba has broad expertise in strategic planning, financial management and stewardship, curriculum and program design, fundraising, marketing, team building, process improvement, and related areas.
A native of the Chicago suburbs, Córdoba spent 19 years in faculty and administrative positions of increasing authority at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. She currently serves as associate vice president and Beirne director of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.
A graduate of The Juilliard School where she was the first woman to receive a Doctor of Musical Arts in English horn performance, Córdoba has performed oboe and English horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. She holds the position of principal English horn in Sinfonia da Camera, a chamber orchestra at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, Illinois.