Colorado State University Global Appoints Dr. Angela Hernquist
AURORA, Colo., June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) President Pamela Toney has announced Dr. Angela Hernquist appointed Vice President of Student and Faculty Operations. Her appointment took effect on June 1. In her role, Dr. Hernquist will oversee the operations of the university’s 550+ faculty members and drive student success by providing 24/7 resources and a seamless experience from enrollment to graduation.
The appointment of Dr. Hernquist signals CSU Global’s commitment to improving the student experience both inside and outside of the classroom, recognizing that both areas are equally important in increasing student retention and success rates. Among her duties, Dr. Hernquist will oversee the university’s Student Success Services, which includes 1:1 tutoring, a writing center, career navigation assistance, 24-hour technical support, the online library and all other academic resources. In addition, she will lead CSU Global’s team of dedicated academic advisors who will support students in their academic journey, from course planning to financial support.
“With more than eight years of experience at CSU Global, Dr. Hernquist is passionate about helping our students have the best possible educational experience. She truly understands the support and resources students need to be successful, and we are honored that she is taking on this leadership role,” said CSU Global President Pamela Toney. “Our goal is to consistently improve student retention and graduation outcomes, with a particular focus on closing the performance gap for underrepresented learners. dr Hernquist is the right leader to drive this mission forward.”
Among the main focuses of Dr. Hernquist’s responsibilities include developing a student communications lifecycle, strengthening 24/7 services, enhancing the student portal and support from the university’s advisors, and further developing accessible multimedia guidance materials to ensure students thrive in an online learning environment From the beginning.
dr Hernquist joined CSU Global in 2014 as Associate Director of Faculty Operations and since then has led numerous strategic initiatives across departments. At the university, she also served as director of faculty and academic affairs, assistant vice president for student affairs, interim assistant provost, and interim provost. With over 25 years of corporate and community leadership experience in both the public and private sectors, Dr. Hernquist has received various awards throughout her career. Before joining CSU Global, she was a co-founder of the peer-reviewed Journal of Research in Leadership Education, Lead National Organization Team Manager for Sherwin Williams, and a recipient of a United States Congressional Certificate of Appreciation.
“I am honored by this opportunity to speak up for our exceptional students and faculty members. Our non-traditional students—many of whom are working adults, parents, or military members—require unique support services that allow them to achieve their educational goals while balancing other life purposes,” said Dr. hernquist “I look forward to continuing to enhance CSU Global’s offerings to these students and to supporting our dedicated faculty. I want to thank President Toney and the CSU Global Community for choosing me for this role.”
dr Hernquist earned a BS in Business Administration from the University of Colorado; an MBA from the University of Denver; and PhD. in Higher Education Leadership from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also attended a summer seminar at the London School of Economics and spent her junior year abroad at the University of Bordeaux, France.
About Colorado State University Global
Colorado State University Global (CSU Global) offers career-relevant bachelor’s and master’s degrees for working adults and non-traditional learners. As the first fully accredited 100% online public university in the United States, CSU Global focuses on student success as its top priority. Adopting the legacy of land grants as part of the Colorado State University System, CSU Global sets the standard for quality and innovation in higher education through its expert faculty, recognized as industry leaders and trained to work with adults in an online learning environment. CSU Global offers accelerated eight-week courses that start every four weeks. Visit CSUGlobal.edu to learn more.