Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar, Ph.D, Ed.D

Hanna is Chief of Staff to President Brian W. Casey and Secretary to the Board of Trustees at Colgate University. She is also faculty co-chair of the Institute for Management & Leadership in Education at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.

From 2013 to 2018, she had numerous senior administrative roles at Dominican University of California. Previously, she was Assistant to President at Brown University, working closely with President Ruth Simmons and serving on her Cabinet. She was a Research Associate at Harvard Business School, and a researcher at Harvard Graduate School of Education and the National Bureau of Economic Research. She served as President of the Brown Alumni Association from 2005 to 2007 and on Brown’s Board of Trustees from 2005 to 2009.

Dr. Rodriguez-Farrar is a graduate of Brown University where she also earned a master’s degree and Ph.D. Additionally, she earned an Ed.M. and Ed.D. from Graduate School of Education at Harvard University.