Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D., President & CEO of Midwestern University, has been named as one of Arizona's Most Admired CEOs by the Phoenix Business Journal.
Dr. Goeppinger is one of 25 top-level executives in Arizona to be recognized for the annual honor, which will be bestowed at a special dinner held at the Westin Kierland Resort on May 19th, 2011. She is the sole higher-education representative on the list, which includes the CEOs of Phoenix Children's Hospital, the Arizona Department of Health Services, and the Phoenix Suns.
Dr. Goeppinger served on the Board of Trustees for Midwestern University from 1985 to 1995, when she was appointed as President & CEO. She is an active member of the Phoenix metropolitan community, serving on the boards of directors of several entities including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and WESTMARC. During her tenure as President and CEO of Midwestern University, she has been repeatedly recognized for her outreach and leadership and has been responsible for significant growth at the University, including opening the Glendale Campus, supervising the construction of over 25 major buildings including three state-of-the-art medical clinics, and introducing 18 new academic programs.