Molly Corbett Broad is president of the University of North Carolina and serves as chief executive officer of all 16 of North Carolina's public institutions that grant baccalaureate degrees. Active in a number of professional and civic organizations, Broad has written and spoken widely on strategic planning for higher education and on emerging technologies. She serves on a variety of boards, including those for the International Council for Distance Education and the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development. She also sits on several advisory boards, including those of the Mellon Foundation and the National Technology Task Force.Prior to her presidency in North Carolina, Broad served as executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer of the California State University system. Before that, she was executive director and chief executive officer of the Arizona Board of Regents, serving as the top administrator for Arizona's three-campus university system. Prior to her tenure in Arizona, Broad worked at Syracuse University in a number of roles, including director of institutional research and vice president for government and corporate relations.