Dr. Lucie Lapovsky is a consultant whose practice specializes on issues related to higher education finance. She has served as president of Mercy College, a multi-campus institution of 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students in New York and CFO of Goucher College in Baltimore. Lapovsky serves on the boards of the American Public University System, Cedar Crest College KnowledgeWorks Foundation and the Tuition Exchange. She is the co-editor of three books and the author of more than 200 chapters and articles. She blogs for Forbes and is a frequent speaker at major higher education conferences. She received her B.A. degree from Goucher College, and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.