Monique Snowden

Senior Vice Chancellor for Strategic Enrollment & Student Success, University of Colorado Denver


Monique L. Snowden, Ph.D., is senior vice chancellor for strategic enrollment and student success at University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) and professor adjoint in the Department of Communication. She began her professional career as a software developer and business consultant for a global information technology and solutions firm. Prior to joining CU Denver, Dr. Snowden held senior administrator positions at Texas A&M University, Northwestern University, and most recently served as provost & senior vice president at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, CA.

Dr. Snowden has more than 25 years of higher education experience, with strong knowledge and expertise in advancing the strategic implementation and utilization of technology and leveraging analytics for student and organizational success. She is a 2015 – 2016 American Council on Education (ACE) Fellow and current Council of Fellows Board member. Dr. Snowden is a Commissioner on the WASC Senior College and University Commission and former vice president for access and equity on the Board of Directors for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). She is teaching faculty for the University of Southern California’s Equity Institutes; frequent writer and presenter on learner-centered strategic enrollment management and the enrollment logics that guide higher education SEM practice; founding editorial board member of Strategic Enrollment Management Quarterly (SEMQ); and currently serves on the editorial boards for College & University journal and NACADA Journal. She served as co-editor and author for the Handbook of Online Learning in Higher Education.

Dr. Snowden holds a BBA in Business Analysis, MS in Management Information Systems, and PhD in (Organizational) Communication from Texas A&M University’s main campus. She is also a certified PMI Project Management professional (PMP).