Carroll came to Wagner in 2004. A certified public accountant and a certified financial manager, he was a graduate of Rutgers University, Vanderbilt University, and the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned his doctorate in education. He was also an esteemed professor at Wagner, teaching graduate business courses.
An avid cyclist, runner, and triathlete, he was known for his personal integrity and his devotion to his wife, Cheryl, and his daughters Rebecca and Erin. “In my nearly 40 years in higher education, I have never met a man with greater personal character, a sharper mind, or a more gracious manner,” said President Guarasci. “All of these virtues were packed inside a personality keen on heightened achievement and personal responsibility.”