Colleen Leigh is the equivalent of our chief operating officer, responsible for overseeing Public Safety, Facilities, Technology, Human Resources, and Academic Operations.
She joined the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism in 2007 as an admissions/outreach counselor and served as Director of Admissions from 2014 to June 2019.
Her first role as an admissions officer was for the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Ga.
After earning an M.A. in Journalism from Emerson College, Colleen worked as a freelance TV reporter covering the Filipino community in the New York region.
In addition to the master’s in journalism, she holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Scranton, an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College, and an Ed.D. in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California.