Barbara McCloud, BA Arts and Sciences ’78, serves as the vice president and general counsel for Midwestern University. Her role includes compliance oversight and counsel for the university and its medical, dental, optometry and veterinary clinics. Barbara has extensive knowledge and experience in higher education. She has served as a former assistant attorney general, associate general counsel for the University of Kansas, an attorney with the firm Snell & Wilmer and most recently in private practice providing counsel in mediation, arbitration, administrative procedures, hearings, and litigation in state, federal, and tribal appellate courts. She earned her MBA and J.D. degrees from the University of Kansas. Barbara is the chair of the NAU Foundation Board.