Boards

Counsel. Connections. Community.

To accelerate our institution in the direction of positive impact and professional prosperity, we need industry leaders and dedicated alumni at the helm. Each of our boards emboldens the Batten vision in a different way, and elevates our overall visibility in the process.

Boards


Victoria
D.
Harker

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for TEGNA Inc.

Victoria D. Harker serves as executive vice president and chief financial officer for TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc. She was named chief financial officer at Gannett in July of 2012. Victoria is responsible for all of TEGNA’s financial functions and operations.

Read full bio

Frederick
P.
Hitz

Adjunct Professor at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia

Frederick P. Hitz is an Adjunct Professor at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. He is also a Distinguished Fellow at the University of Virginia’s Center for National Security Law and an adjunct Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Read full bio

Rod
Hunter

Partner, Baker McKenzie

Rod Hunter is a partner of Baker McKenzie where he practices trade and investment law. Previously, Rod served as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director of the White House’s National Security Council, and as Special Counsel in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Read full bio

Nicole
Hurd

Founder and CEO of College Advising Corps

Nicole Hurd is the founder and CEO of College Advising Corps. A passionate advocate of post-secondary education, Nicole has led College Advising Corps from a pilot project in Virginia to the largest college access program in the country, placing hundreds of advisers in high-need schools from coast-to-coast.

Read full bio