Sobehart’s community involvement included the Leadership Cabinet of the United Way; the Milwaukee County Ethics Board, boards of the Public Policy Forum, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; TEMPO Mentoring Committee, Homeless Children’s Fund of Pittsburgh; International Commonwealth Council for Education and Management; and the Talent Divident Initiative through the Greater Milwaukee Committee. Sobehart is a continuing chair of Women Leading Education Across the Continents, an international group of scholars who study and provide information about the status of women in basic and higher educational leadership positions.

Sobehart, who began her career as a special education teacher in 1969, will serve her last day at Stritch on Dec. 31.