University of Colorado President Mark Kennedy has selected Michelle Marks to be the next chancellor of the institution’s Denver campus. Marks will succeed Dorothy Horrell, who will retire in June after serving as chancellor for nearly five years.
Marks has had diverse experience during her academic career at George Mason, from professor of management in the Business School to associate provost for graduate education to vice provost for academic affairs.
Before George Mason, she was an assistant professor of psychology at Florida International University in Miami, Fla. At George Mason University, her successes included launching a nationally acclaimed program to help students from racially, ethnically and socioeconomically diverse families earn four-year degrees; stewarding six- and seven-figure gifts to advance scholarships and programs; reversing a graduate enrollment decline through an institution-wide initiative to launch quality online programs; and creating a more culturally diverse student body and generating significant new revenues by growing international enrollment and turning a university hotel into a global center. READ MORE.