Restoring Community

Vice President for Administration

Linda Kligman provides leadership for all non-academic staff. She is deeply committed to supporting faculty, students and staff using restorative principles with an eye to continual improvement. Her responsibilities also include harnessing the efforts of our model programs and international affiliates to ensure cohesive work across the consortium.

In 2020, Linda earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies from Union Institute and University with a concentration in Ethical and Creative Leadership and a specialization in Martin Luther King, Jr. Studies. Her dissertation research utilized grounded theory to examine restorative practices within organizational leadership. She holds Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Appropriate Technology, both from Drexel University, and a Master of Science in Restorative Practices from the IIRP Graduate School.

Linda has two decades of experience in leadership and development. She worked with LaSalle University’s Nonprofit Center as instructor and consultant, was principal of a marketing firm and executive director of a community-revitalization agency. She has received awards for fundraising initiatives.