Michelle Marks Appointed as the Next Chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver

The University of Colorado has named Michelle Marks as the next chancellor of the University of Colorado Denver. She will take office on July 1.

The University of Colorado Denver enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate students and more than than 9,000 students in graduate and professional programs, including medical and dental schools. According to the U.S. Department of Education, women make up 55 percent of the undergraduate student body.

Since 2002, Dr. Marks has served in various roles at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, currently as vice president for academic innovation and new ventures. She has also served as vice provost for academic affairs, associate provost for graduate education, and professor of management in the university’s School of Business.

“I am honored and humbled to be selected as chancellor of one of the nation’s leading public urban research universities,” Dr. Marks said. “CU Denver plays a unique role in furthering the vibrancy of the city and community and I’m thrilled to join the team doing great work to that end.”

Dr. Marks is a graduate of James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she majored in psychology. She earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology, both from George Mason University.

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