Director, Administration & Operations in the Offices of the President and Provost
 
Maria Romanucci is the Director of Administration and Operations for the Offices of the Provost and the President at the University of Chicago.
 
Prior to joining the University of Chicago in 2017, Maria held the roles of Assistant to the President, Assistant Director of Financial Aid, and Scheduling System Administrator at Dominican University. Before working in higher education, Maria worked for Alitalia Airlines and managed the administration, operations and communications for two family businesses, one located in Italy where she lived for a decade.
 
Maria studied in Italy at the Loyola University of Chicago’s John Felice Rome Center and completed her bachelor’s degree in business administration at Elmhurst College. She holds a master’s degree in integrated marketing communications from Northwestern University, and an MBA with a human resources concentration from Dominican University.