Brigadier General Carol Eggert to Speak at IU
To honor U.S. veterans on Veterans Day, Immaculata University is pleased to announce that Brigadier General (BG) Carol A. Eggert, will conclude an all-day celebration on November 11, with a keynote address from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
BG Eggert currently recently retired as Assistant Adjutant General for the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and the Deputy Commandant-Reserve Affairs at the United States Army War College at Carlisle Barracks. She has been instrumental in the integration of women into the military.
BG Eggert’s military career began with 10 enlisted years at the Women’s Army Corps. Commissioned in 1985 through the Officer Candidate School, BG Eggert has served in a wide variety of field assignments, including battalion command and overseas deployments to Germany, Italy, Nicaragua and Lithuania. BG Eggert was awarded the Purple Heart for an injury suffered from a roadside explosive; she is also the recipient of the Bronze Star and Legion of Merit. She attended West Chester University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree. She continued her education attending Penn State, where she earned a Master of Education and earned a second master’s degree in Strategic Studies from the United States Army War College. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in organizational leadership.
Immaculata University is a Catholic, coeducational institution of higher learning, located on the Main Line between Malvern and Exton, 20 miles west of Philadelphia.