Dr. Barbara K. Mistick


Trustee; Chair, Audit Committee

Barbara Mistick is president of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU). Over the course of her career in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, Dr. Mistick has a history of accomplishing daunting tasks. As president of Wilson College, she made history pioneering the nation’s first loan buy-back program for college students. Before that she was the first woman to serve as president of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh. She is a seasoned entrepreneur and was named a Distinguished Service Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. She holds an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and received her doctorate in Management from Case Western Reserve University.