Coleen Burrus

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Coleen leads the CEFR team at Princeton. She has more than 25 years of experience spanning the higher education, philanthropic, corporate and government sectors. Coleen comes from Northwestern University, where she worked in foundation relations and as senior director of corporate engagement. Previously, she worked at the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. Coleen has extensive experience in government and has served on the city council of Evanston, Illinois, as well as on the city's planning commission. She also has held positions with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in Denver and with the St. Louis County Government. She has served as a board member of several community-focused organizations.