Holly (Combe) Peterson joined NACUA as Assistant Director of Legal Resources in June of 2015. As Assistant Director, she develops and issues NACUANOTES by working with members of the NACUANOTES Editorial Board, as well as with the authors themselves, to edit and finalize the Notes for publication. In addition, she works with NACUA’s Law Fellow to prepare New Cases and Developments and assists the President and CEO with collaborative efforts between NACUA and other higher education associations and governmental agencies.
Prior to joining NACUA, Holly was an Assistant Attorney General in the Maryland Attorney General's Office, where she represented the public colleges and universities in Maryland. Before practicing law, she worked in Student Affairs at Oregon State University, the University of Maryland, and Georgetown University. She received her B.A from Georgetown in Government and Theology, her M.A. from the University of Maryland in Education Policy, and her J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she served as Associate Editor of the Maryland Law Review and a Rose Zetzer Women and Leadership Fellow.