Profile

Eileen Klein
President

Eileen I. Klein is the president of the Arizona Board of Regents. With more than 20 years of strategic fiscal and executive management experience in the public and private sector, Klein is uniquely positioned in her role as president to guide and support the state’s public universities to achieve critical goals to transform Arizona’s economy. Klein oversees the $4 billion Arizona public university system and guides the board to inform effective governance of the system. She manages the Enterprise Executive Committee, comprised of the university presidents, which is responsible for achieving the 2025 goals outlined in the board’s strategic plan that calls for significant gains in degree production and research activity, and major reforms in both the instructional delivery model and financing of the university system to support and stimulate Arizona’s economy. Prior to joining the Board of Regents, Klein was chief of staff for former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer.