Traci Hughes '85


Traci Hughes is former vice president of human resources Europe at Colgate-Palmolive. She earned her degree in personnel and industrial relations from the School of Business in 1985 and subsequently earned her M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. As a student at IC Traci served in multiple leadership roles. She was a spokesperson for the Afro Latin Society, a peer career counselor, directed performances for Kuumba Repertory Theater, was inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi and Delta Mu Delta honor societies, and won a Campus Life Award. Her volunteer activities for the college have included serving as Keeper of the Records for the ALS (African-Latino Society) Alumni Advisory Board; as a volunteer with ICUnity, a network of students, alumni, staff, parents, and friends of the college who support diversity-related programs and events; and as an Alumni Admission Representative. Traci was elected to the board of trustees in May 2021.