Carol holds bachelors and masters degrees from Loyola University New Orleans and a PhD (ABD) from Southern University in Baton Rouge. A native of New Orleans, Carol moved away in 1986, to travel around the world experiencing 65 countries and 5 continents. She has been in higher education for 17 years serving in a variety of roles such as, faculty (teaching Moral Philosophy) as well as Dean of Students.
Carol is trained in suicide prevention through ASIST and has done extensive work in SACS re-accreditation and best practices in student success and retention. Carol is also a commissioned Stephen Minister.