Darla Cuadra Named Director of Notre Dame de Namur University Campus in Tracy

Dr. Cuadra brings leadership experience in campus operations, student services, and admissions

For Immediate Release (1/31/2018)

Dr. Darla Cuadra
Dr. Darla Cuadra

Tracy, Calif.—Notre Dame de Namur University (NDNU) announced that Dr. Darla Cuadra has been named the first director of their Tracy campus. Dr. Cuadra comes to NDNU with a successful track record in campus operations, student services, and admissions, having previously served as vice president for student services at Patten University, and most recently as campus director for Columbia College of Missouri in Alameda, California. She earned a PhD in leadership for higher education at Capella University.

“Notre Dame de Namur University is thrilled to have Darla on our Tracy team,” said Vice President for Enrollment Management Jason Murray. “We’re confident that she will provide exceptional leadership for our growing campus in San Joaquin County. NDNU is also deeply grateful to Cerena Sweetland-Gil, who continues to work tirelessly to promote our Tracy Campus as program manager.”

“I’m excited about the potential for serving students in Tracy and the greater San Joaquin County area,” said Dr. Cuadra. “Our campus is also delighted to work in partnership with the city of Tracy and the Tracy Consortium for Higher Education to bring degree and credential programs to the region.”

Notre Dame de Namur University now features a bachelor’s and a master’s degree program in Tracy in business administration, as well as a bachelor’s degree program in human services, and credential programs for teaching in elementary and secondary schools. Classes are offered in an accelerated format with schedules that are convenient for working adults.


Notre Dame de Namur University is a Catholic, not-for-profit, coeducational institution serving 1,600 traditional aged and adult students from diverse backgrounds. Established in 1851 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, NDNU maintains a strong commitment to access for diverse populations, academic excellence, social justice and community engagement. The university is fully accredited and offers more than 30 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and credential programs. NDNU has campuses in Tracy and in Belmont, California. For more information, visit www.ndnu.edu.



Zack Rogow