Kathleen A. Rinehart

Cardinal Stritch University

Kathleen A. Rinehart serves as president of Cardinal Stritch University. Previously, she was general counsel for Saint Xavier University (IL), and earlier she led the education law practices at two large law firms in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Rinehart developed a general counsel model for use on campuses that do not have an established, in-house general counsel office. She has served as counsel to boards, presidents, and other administrative leaders regarding matters of governance; strategic planning; legal compliance; drafting and implementation of institutional documents, policies, and procedures; management of student issues and education records; campus safety; prevention of legal exposure; and litigation management.