Alicia Córdoba

Aquinas College

A native of the Chicago suburbs, Dr. Córdoba spent 19 years in faculty and administrative positions of increasing authority at Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois. Dr. Córdoba is a mission-driven and motivational leader and has broad expertise in strategic planning, financial management and stewardship, curriculum and program design, fundraising, marketing, team building, process improvement and related areas. She has served as associate vice president and Beirne director of the Center for Catholic Studies at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.

Dr. Córdoba was the first woman to receive a doctor of musical arts in English horn performance at The Juilliard School and has performed oboe and English horn with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.