Erin Hoffmann Harding

Vice President for Student Affairs

Erin Hoffmann Harding began her tenure as Vice President for Student Affairs in August 2012. She previously served as associate vice president for strategic planning and special projects. The Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Research was merged under Ms. Hoffmann Harding’s leadership with the University’s institutional research function, which encompasses external reporting to the U.S. Department of Education and rankings agencies, comparative analysis of peer institutions, development and reporting of a variety of internal and national constituent surveys, and the administration of the University’s course instructor feedback system.

Prior to coming to Notre Dame in 2005, Ms. Hoffmann Harding served as a management consultant in the Chicago and Cleveland offices of the international consulting firm McKinsey and Company Inc. She is a summa cum laude graduate of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and earned her juris doctor degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, Ms. Hoffmann Harding taught legal writing to first-year law students, was elected president of Harvard’s Board of Student Advisers, and received a dean’s award for her service to the law school community. She was the recipient of the Rev. Leonard A. Collins, C.S.C., and Alumni Association Distinguished Student awards as a student at Notre Dame and served as the student body treasurer. Her husband Ryan is also a Notre Dame graduate and an attorney, and they are the parents of two young sons.