Loyola University Chicago

Gannon Center for Women and Leadership

Jacqueline Powers Doud

Jacqueline Powers Doud, Mundelein College '62, has been the eleventh president, and first lay president, of Mount St. Mary's College in Los Angeles since 2000.  Prior to her current appointment, she served as the school's provost, vice president of academic affairs, dean of faculty, and as a professor of education.  She has spent 40 years working in higher education, over 30 of which in a senior administrative capacity, serving Mundelein College, the University of La Verne, Woodbury University, and Mount St. Mary's. 

Dr. Doud has also served as a consultant, advisor and contributor for several studies related to higher education through organizations including the Claremont Higher Education Management Institute and the Council for the Advancement of Experiential Learning.  She has served as a member and chair of the accrediting teams for the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is a member of the board of directors of the California Institute for Nursing and Healthcare, and the board of visitors of the Claremont Graduate University School of Educational Studies. She just completed two terms on the board of directors of the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities.