Announcing the New UCCS Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management


Dear UCCS community,

I am delighted to announce that Jose Cantu will become UCCS’ next Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management beginning November 1, 2022.

Jose comes to UCCS from the University of Houston-Victoria, where he has served as the Vice President for Enrollment Management since 2019. You can learn more about Jose in our in-depth Communique article.

As UCCS’ Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, Jose will be responsible for providing leadership and innovation in the creation of a new organization combining all aspects of enrollment management at UCCS; implementing proven and innovative strategies to attract and enroll students; and evaluating and improving the practices of the students’ experience.

I want to thank the search committee for their time and commitment to this process. The search committee included: 

  • Martin Wood (Chair), Sr. Vice Chancellor of University Advancement
  • Axel Brown, Student Representative
  • Mathew Cox, Senior Executive Director, Enrollment Management
  • Brett Fugate, Academic Services Director
  • Kimberly Guyer, Associate Vice Chancellor, Student Affairs
  • Nancy Hernandez, Pre-Collegiate Center Director
  • Robyn Marschke, Director of Institutional Research
  • David Moon, Professor of Political Science with Tenure, School of Public Affairs/Faculty Assembly President (AY21/22)
  • Seth Porter, Dean, Kraemer Family Library 
  • Enid Ruiz-Mattei, Director of Campus Finance & Resource Planning, Office of Budget & Planning
  • Susan Taylor, Associate Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education and Academic Planning/Professor of English
  • Chris Valentine, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Marketing & Communications
  • Greg Williams, OIT Director of Operations 

I would also like to thank Elizabeth Wyatt, Racquel Paywa and Greg Krems for providing outstanding administrative support to the search.

Finally, I would like to give my thanks to the entire campus community for joining in the search for our new Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management. 

Please join me in welcoming Jose Cantu to our campus in November of 2022.



Venkat Reddy
UCCS Chancellor