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Colgate-Palmolive’s Victoria Dolan joins Board of Trustees

(LOS ANGELES) (APRIL 6, 2016) – The Chicago School of Professional Psychology announced today that Victoria L. Dolan, M.B.A., vice president and corporate controller at The Colgate-Palmolive Company, has joined its Board of Trustees. Dolan is a recognized finance and business leader with more than 30 years of experience across multiple industries, business disciplines, and geographies.  Her experience includes high-profile, global brand companies such as The Colgate-Palmolive Company, Marriott International and The Coca-Cola Company. Dolan has a proven track record of delivering growth oriented business results and a legacy of talent development. She has lived and worked on four continents (U.S., Latin America, Asia, and Europe).

“I am pleased to be part of the important work of The Chicago School and lend my experience both to further the school’s mission and the delivery of the 2015/2020 Strategic Plan. I am excited to work with my fellow Board Members, the President, and her Cabinet as they make progress on their journey,” Dolan stated upon her appointment.

“I am thrilled to have Victoria join our Board of Trustees. She believes in the mission of The Chicago School, and will help guide its continued growth and success over the next several years,” explained Linda Havard, Board Chair.

The Chicago School is a nonprofit university, and one of the leading institutions devoted to psychology, and related behavioral and health sciences. The Chicago School’s Board of Trustees, led by Chair Linda Havard, M.B.A, chief financial officer at Gensler, serve as stewards of the institution’s mission by ensuring that all proposals for new plans and programs, including its 2015/2020 five-year Strategic Plan, “Toward a Healthier World,” serve to advance and fulfill the university’s mission. The Chicago School’s three distinctive goals in the Plan: Be recognized as the preeminent university of professional psychology in the world; innovate the education and profession of psychology for the future; and advance psychology education through technological innovation and streamlined operations, provide a framework for its vision for the future to educate and train the best psychologists and behavioral scientists to be change agents in the field of mental health.

“We are delighted to have Ms. Dolan join our trustees at a time when The Chicago School has much forward momentum for the future. Her solid experience in business operations to achieve global success will be invaluable to our institution,” said Michele Nealon-Woods, Psy.D., president of The Chicago School.

About The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Founded in 1979, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (TCSPP) is a nonprofit, private university devoted exclusively to psychology, and related behavioral and health sciences, and is an affiliate of TCS Education System. The university serves nearly 4,500 students across campuses in Chicago; Southern California (Los Angeles and Irvine); and Washington, D.C., as well as through online programs. The Chicago School is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, (WSCUC), and its Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program in Chicago is accredited by the American Psychological Association. With more than 20 graduate degree programs, thousands of hours of real-world training, and a wealth of international opportunities, TCSPP is the leader in professional psychology education. To learn more, visit

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