HOUSTON – University of Houston-Downtown President Bill Flores announced the appointment of Lisa M. Montgomery as vice president for student success and enrollment management.
Her appointment, effective Aug. 12, is subject to ratification by the University of Houston System Board of Regents at its Aug. 17 meeting.
“We are very excited that Dr. Montgomery is joining UHD,” Flores said. “She has a proven record of achievement and leadership in the student affairs arena.”
Montgomery comes to UHD from Charlotte, N.C., where she served as vice present, enrollment services/student success for an urban, private liberal arts university. As the chief student affairs officer, she coordinated and implemented enrollment-related technology to improve operations and student service delivery.
“I am thrilled to be joining the University of Houston-Downtown….I was so impressed by the institution overall and specifically the vibrant energy of the faculty and staff as well as the focus and desire of the students with whom I interacted during my campus visit,” Montgomery said.
She has more than 20 years experience in higher education student affairs and student services. She has served as vice president of student development and enrollment management at Hostos Community College – City University of New York; dean of students, Housatonic Community College, Bridgeport, Conn.; executive assistant to the vice president for student affairs, State University of New York, Stony Brook, N.Y., and dean of students at Kendall College, Evanston, Ill.
Montgomery has a doctorate in higher education administration from the University of Virginia, a Master of Science degree in college administration from Florida State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree with an English major from the University of Central Arkansas.