Career profile: Linda Luciano, Ed.D., M.B.A., has served in academic leadership positions including associate dean and chief operating officer, vice president of planning, compliance officer, and chief of staff to two presidents. She also has been a member of the adjunct faculty at Montclair State University and has a keen interest in mentoring students.
In 2017, after more than 40 years coaching, mentoring, championing, and advocating for senior leaders, administrators, staff, faculty, and students, she launched CareerCoachingbyLinda, a firm that specializes in empowering women in academia to navigate the intricacies of their careers.
Education: Dr. Luciano earned a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, a Master of Business Administration degree in marketing from Seton Hall University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, cum laude, from Caldwell College for Women, which is now Caldwell University.
Community Involvement: Dr. Luciano serves as the vice chair of the Caldwell University Board of Trustees. She also served as the president of the Board of Trustees of the Cedar Grove Public Library and as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Urban League of Essex County.