WATERBURY, Conn. (July 18, 2022) – With an unwavering commitment to exceptional strategic operations and regulatory excellence, Post University has attracted a remarkable executive to lead its efforts in that area. Post University has named Kimber Summers, J.D., as Chief Regulatory Officer and General Counsel.
Summers will provide strategic, executive counsel to Post leadership, ensuring the institution operates well beyond the accreditation, and federal and state policies that govern higher education institutions. In her role, Summers will provide expert leadership on regulatory policy implementation, coordinate all contractual matters, and oversee regulatory compliance, accreditation, and risk management.
“As higher education confronts a barrage of new challenges such as online copyright infringement, Title IX changes, constant changes in regulatory policies at the state and federal level along with accreditation requirements, institutions must rely on the expertise of its talented regulatory leadership and legal counsel,” said Post University CEO & President John L. Hopkins. “Kimber brings not only two decades of higher education experience to her role at Post, but also the depth of regulatory knowledge that will help our university become the gold standard in compliance.”
Prior to joining Post, Summers previously served as the assistant general counsel at Texas Woman’s University, a public co-educational university system in Denton, Texas. She also served as Vice President, Legal and General Counsel for a national network of vocational schools.
Summers earned her Juris Doctor degree from Texas Wesleyan University in Fort Worth, now known as Texas A&M School of Law, and her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.