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Monique Snowden | Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment and Student Success, University of Colorado Denver

Monique Snowden | Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment and Student Success, University of Colorado Denver

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Monique L. Snowden is Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment and Student Success at University of Colorado Denver. She is also Professor Adjoint in CU Denver's Department of Communication. From 2018 - 2021, Snowden served as Provost & Senior Vice President and faculty in the School of Leadership Studies at Fielding Graduate University. Prior to joining Fielding in 2009, as the inaugural associate provost for enrollment management, she held senior administrator positions at Northwestern University and Texas A&M University.

Snowden began her career as a business analyst and software developer for a global technology solutions and services firm. She has more than 25 years of experience in higher education, with expertise in strategic enrollment management; the implementation, use, and adoption of technology and analytics for institutional and educational effectiveness; and the linkages between institutional stainability, enrollment efficacy, teaching and learning assessment, and accreditation. Snowden has developed, marketed, and supported campus-based, hybrid, and online academic offerings—with strong foci on transfer and adult learner student populations.

In 2017, Snowden was elected as a Commissioner on the WASC Senior College and University Commission. She is currently serving in her second 3-year term, as chair of the Audit Committee and member of the Executive Committee.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Snowden earned a BBA in Business Analysis; MS in Management Information Systems; and PhD in Communication, with an emphasis in organizational communication from the main campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She also holds a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) designation from the Project Management Institute and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) designation from ISACA.

Snowden is 2015 - 2016 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow. For her ACE Fellowship year, she was hosted at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona). She also collaborated on the development of professional development offering on mentorship for the EDUCAUSE New IT Managers Program. Snowden served on the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) board of directors, as the vice president for access and equity from 2014 – 2017. She is a 2021 inaugural recipient of the AACRAO Outstanding Mentor Award.

Snowden has authored numerous publications and is a frequent presenter on learner-centered enrollment management and the logics that guide higher education enrollment practices.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Snowden is strongly committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education. She is teaching faculty for the University of Southern California Race and Equity Center’s Equity Institutes.

You can connect with Snowden through LinkedIn.

Articles by this author:

AACRAO Paper 2023