Colleen Leigh

  1. Assistant Dean for Administration

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Colleen Leigh is the 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 a B.A. in Communication from the University of Scranton, Colleen worked as a freelance TV reporter covering the Filipino community in the New York region.

She also holds an M.A. in Journalism from Emerson College and an M.S. in Higher Education Administration from Baruch College and is currently getting her Ed.D. in Organizational Change and Leadership through an online program at USC.