Robba Moran was appointed to the Kansas Board of Regents by Governor Sam Brownback in 2011. She is presently serving as chair of the Board's Academic Affairs committee, and is the Regents' representative to the Education System Coordinating Council and the Washburn Board of Regents. Moran is also a Commissioner of the Education Commission of the States, an interstate compact that works to help bridge the gap between good ideas and effective education policy. In 2013, Robba was elected Chairman of the Midwest Cancer Alliance Partners’ Advisory Board at the KU Cancer Center. She is a past member of the Hays Medical Center Board of Directors and the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership, Inc. Board of Directors.
Moran holds a B.S. in Business Administration from William Jewell College, and a J.D. from Duke University. She practiced law in Kansas City at Stinson, Mag (now Stinson Morrison Hecker) and later was Assistant Professor of Business at Fort Hays State University.
She and her husband, U.S. Senator Jerry Moran, have two daughters: Kelsey is a student at Georgetown Law School, and Alex is a student at Kansas State University’s Veterinary Medical School.