WAUKESHA – Carroll University on Wednesday said Carol Tallarico
has been hired as executive director of the school’s department
of business, accounting and economics.
Tallarico will officially start with the university July 1,
according to a statement. The newly-created position is the
first step in growing the department into a school of business,
which is a long-term goal set by Carroll University faculty.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Tallarico into the Carroll
University community. She is an entrepreneurial and innovative
leader who is highly regarded among her peers,” said Joanne
Passaro, provost and vice president for academic affairs at
Carroll University. “We look forward to working with Carol, the
business faculty and our many stakeholders to transition the
department into a premier school of business that will achieve
AACSB accreditation over the next five to ten years.”
Tallarico holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of
Illinois at Chicago and a master’s degree in economics with
distinction from DePaul University. She received her bachelor’s
degree in international studies from DePaul University.
Her most recent position was at Dominican University in River
Forest, Ill., where she was a professor of economics.