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Mark David Milliron

President & CEONational University

San Diego, CA

Member Since March 2023


Higher Education
Executive Leadership


Dr. Mark David Milliron is an award-winning leader, author, speaker, and consultant, who works with universities, community colleges, K-12 schools, foundations, corporations, associations, and government agencies across the country and around the world. He serves as President & CEO of National University (NU), one of the largest private, nonprofit universities in the United States. NU is designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and has a 50 year history of innovating around the needs of military, working, and other nontraditional students. The faculty and staff at NU have catalyzed the careers of community difference makers in service industries such as education, healthcare, business, cybersecurity, law, and criminal justice. Moreover, NU’s education initiatives—including Harmony SEL, Inspire Teaching & Learning, and Workforce Education Solutions—reach millions of students, as well as tens of thousands of teachers and other working professionals each year. Mark also serves on the boards of several organizations supporting the education field, including the Trellis Foundation, Bennett College, the Global Online Academy, ISKME/, and more. He also holds an appointment as a Professor of Practice in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education, teaching in the education leadership doctoral program.

Published content

Education Expert: A Student's Guide to Making the Most of Degrees, Certificates and More


As you seek a pathway through higher education to a new career or better opportunities, use the following three Cs as guideposts.

The Rise of the “And-Ers”: Retooling Higher Education To Meet the Needs of Working Learners


Retooling higher education to meet the needs of working learners can help institutions survive and thrive in the years ahead.

Company details

National University

Company bio

At National University, we believe it’s not just about the degrees our students earn, but the degree to which they use them. Since 1971, we have supported working professionals who want to be a powerful force for positive change. That’s why we make education accessible to adults who live and work in the real world. It’s why we were the first to develop a flexible, one-class-per-month format. It’s why we offer more than 120 graduate and undergraduate degree programs. And it’s why we will continue to innovate and leave a mark on people who will one day leave their mark on the world.



Area of focus

Higher Education

Company size

1,001 - 5,000