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Robert Muller, Ed.D.

Dean of the National College of Education (NCE)

Robert Muller, dean of NCE, August 2015

Robert Muller, Ed.D. was appointed the Dean of the National College of Education (NCE) at National Louis University in August 2015. Muller brings extensive experience in education policy and institutional management to National Louis, which will help drive the education college’s curriculum, academic affairs and operations.

He has held senior positions that required the ability to develop plans for complex initiatives, build high-performance teams, and lead implementation. Muller has been engaged in education policy and practice at institutional, state and federal levels and worked on, among other topics, teacher effectiveness and professional development, assessment and accountability, online and blended learning, and secondary-postsecondary transition and adult/workforce education.

During his tenure with NCE, Muller plans to leverage the college’s existing programs and build on promising developments in teacher education, including experiential and technology-based learning, as NCE continues to make a difference in K-12 education.

Muller holds a doctorate in Higher Education Management from University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School and a B.A. magna cum laude from Amherst College. He and his wife have three adult children and reside in Chicago.



"Effective teaching is the key to helping students succeed. I am
proud to join National Louis, and looking forward to partnering with
its faculty to build a shared vision of the future. I furthermore want
to thank the faculty, staff and students, especially interim dean
Dr. Stu Carrier, for their ongoing commitment and dedication to the National College of Education.”

Robert Muller, Ed.D.
Dean of the National College of Education (NCE)


Locations
  • CHICAGO DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

    NLU’s Chicago campus on South Michigan Avenue occupies five floors of the historic Peoples Gas Building. This landmark building, across the street from the Art Institute of Chicago and Grant Park, is easily accessible by train, bus and car and is surrounded by restaurants, parking lots/garages and shops.

    122 S. Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603
    (888) 658.8632
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  • ELGIN

    Conveniently located in a fast-growing business district off I-90 and Route 31, NLU Elgin features 10 classrooms with high-tech media equipment; a computer lab with high-speed Internet access; two conference rooms; and comfortable student lounges. Parking is free at this recently remodeled and upgraded teaching site, which now includes wireless Internet access.

    620 Tollgate Road
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (888) 658.8632
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  • NORTH SHORE

    Opened in the summer of 2006, NLU North Shore at Skokie is a state-of-the-art modern campus located just off the Edens Expressway near the Old Orchard Shopping Center. The campus includes 44 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a walk-in lab in the library; six conference rooms; a public café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; and multiple, comfortable student lounge areas.

    5202 Old Orchard Road
    Skokie, IL 60077
    (888) 658.8632
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  • LISLE

    Located just minutes from the East-West Tollway (I-88), NLU Lisle features 42 wireless classrooms equipped with high-tech media equipment; four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, including a separate walk-in lab in the library; a café for beverages and snacks; a student welcome center; a library for research and study; conference rooms; and six comfortable student lounge areas with wireless access.

    850 Warrenville Road
    Lisle, IL 60532
    (888) 658.8632
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  • WHEELING

    Located in one of Chicago's major northwest suburbs, the newly renovated NLU Wheeling includes 20 classrooms with high-tech media equipment, four conference rooms, four computer labs with high-speed Internet access, large student lounge areas with wireless capabilities and interactive video capabilities, and an extensive research library. The site also houses the university library research collection.

    1000 Capitol Drive
    Wheeling, IL 60090
    (888) 658.8632
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  • FLORIDA (TAMPA)

    Established in 1988 and located in one of Tampa's major business districts, NLU's Florida Regional Center serves students in 13 counties in central Florida. In addition to its classrooms, the National Louis University Tampa Regional Center features a computer lab, student lounges, and conference room.

    5110 Sunforest Drive, Suite 102
    Tampa, FL 33634
    (800) 366.6581
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