Cedric Howard

VP, Student Affairs at University of Northern Colorado

Dr. Howard brings more than 25 years of higher education experience to UNC, much of that in senior-level administrative positions, including vice president and vice-chancellor of Enrollment and Student Services and Dean of Student Affairs, where he has helped deliver measurable results while prioritizing student achievement.

As a Senior Student Affairs Officer, Dr. Howard’s accomplishments include increasing student housing occupancy, completing upgrades to several student services facilities, and developing a restorative justice sanctioning process for student conduct.

Dr. Howard has also had great success at his previous institutions in helping to increase donor engagement, securing more than $40 million through external and community fundraising efforts for student scholarships and student-related programs. Under his leadership at a previous institution, the university completed a 25-year campus life master facilities plan in six academic years. A seasoned administrator with experience in program development, strategic planning, accreditation, and teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, Howard brings a breadth of experience in higher education and a collaborative leadership style focused on bringing long-term success.


  • VP, Student Affairs

    Current role

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