About Venkat Reddy

About Venkat Reddy

Venkateshwar ‘Venkat’ Reddy

Chancellor 2017-2023
University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Dr. Venkat Reddy serves as the Chancellor and professor of finance at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS). He received his Ph.D. and master’s degrees from Penn State. 

Over the last 30 years, Dr. Reddy has served as a faculty member and dean in the UCCS College of Business prior to taking on the role of Chancellor in 2017. Under Dr. Reddy’s leadership, the campus has taken on strategic initiatives in the areas of health and wellness, cybersecurity, online education, equity, diversity and inclusion, and public-private partnerships. The university has also launched its 2020-2030 Strategic Plan, which charts a clear path for the next decade at UCCS.

Dr. Reddy continues to stay engaged with UCCS alumni, friends of the university, and the Colorado Springs community through a variety of programs. He previously served on the National Cyber Security Center Board of Directors and was one of the Honorary Commanders at the United States Air Force Academy in 2021-2022.  He is committed to student success and our community success.


Portrait of Venkat Reddy

Venkateshwar ‘Venkat’ K. Reddy
University of Colorado
Colorado Springs
1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80918-3733