Senior Assistant Dean for Administration
1000 LaSalle Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55403
M.B.A., UCLA Anderson School of Management
B.A., magna cum laude, College of St. Thomas
Nora Byrne Fitzpatrick is the Senior Assistant Dean for Administration for the University of St. Thomas School of Law. She earned her B.A. magna cum laude from the College of St. Thomas and her M.B.A. from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA.
Nora is responsible for the School of Law budget development, financial management, human resources, data reporting, and facilities management. In 2009, she received the Excellence in Professional Preparation award from St. Thomas. She has served several university committees, including the Budget Advisory Committee, the Human Resources Advisory Committee, and a 2014 Strategic Planning subcommittee. Nora currently serves as interim Title IX Coordinator for the university.
Nora came to the School of Law from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, where she served as Associate Director of the Office of Budget and Planning, overseeing development of the $1.5 billion annual budget. She previously worked for the USC School of Fine Arts and the USC Rossier School of Education. Prior to earning her M.B.A., Nora worked at General Mills.
Nora has served on the Finance Committees of St.Lawrence Martyr Catholic Church, Redondo Beach, California, and the Church of St. Luke, St. Paul, Minnesota. She serves as the treasurer of LRAP Minnesota. She is an active volunteer for Loaves and Fishes.