Before assuming the role of President, Maureen served as the Council for Opportunity in Education’s Executive Vice President and oversaw the Council’s operations including Public Policy and Communications, Program and Professional Development, Business and Finance, Fundraising, and the Pell Institute for the Study of Higher Education. She also fostered the establishment of the Louis Stokes Institute for Opportunity in STEM Education, and an I3 grant, from the U.S. Department of Education and GE, which grew into a multi-state, whole school model program known as GO College.
Ms. Hoyler has lectured widely on federal law and regulations. Her publications include “Collaboration to Widen Participation in Higher Education” (The European Access Network) and “Expanding College Access and Success — The Chicago Model” (with George Lowery). She received her B.A. in English, theology, and anthropology and her law degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI.