Renée Herzing succeeded her father, Henry Herzing, as President of the Herzing University System on March 1, 2009.
After attaining a bachelor’s degree from Brown University, she taught abroad in Scotland and Germany for nine years before completing her MBA online.
She has worked in various positions at Herzing at the campus level, including Registrar, Director of Admissions, and President of Herzing Online. In addition, Ms. Herzing has overseen the System’s online, strategic planning, and IT initiatives. She launched the System’s Online division in 2003, which has grown from 100 students to over 1600 students (July 2014).
President Herzing has been a member of the Board of Directors for the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU). She is also active in business groups such as TEC and various educational idea-sharing groups.
Outside of work, she enjoys travel, music, and most of all, spending time with her husband and two children