Connie Johnson

Chief Academic Officer and Provost

Colorado Technical University

Dr. Connie Johnson is Colorado Technical University's (CTU) chief academic officer and provost, working with both online and ground degree programs. She has oversight of academic affairs, including faculty, curriculum, classroom experience, and accreditation. During her time at CTU, Connie has initiated adaptive learning technology implementation, effective leadership of academics, women's leadership, leading academics through change, and effective technology implementation in the online classroom including the promotion of academics, faculty and student engagement through social media.

Connie has served in higher education for over 30 years with experience in online and campus teaching, administration, and leadership. Additionally, Connie serves as the Accreditation Liaison (ALO) for the Higher Learning Commission and has experience in curriculum implementation, and faculty training and development. She is a trained peer evaluator for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), has completed and served as a facilitator in the ACE Chief Academic Officer Institute, and is a member of ACAO (Association of Chief Academic Officers) Board of Directors.  Additionally, Connie currently serves as a member of the Every Learner Every Where (ELE) Network, is a reviewer for the Educause Horizon Report and member of the CHLOE Advisory Board.

Connie’s area of research and scholarship is in the areas of adaptive learning and faculty implementation of digital tools.  Her educational background includes a Doctorate of Education, organizational leadership emphasis (2010), and a Master of Business Administration in management (1991) from Nova Southeastern University; and a Bachelor of Science with honors in criminal justice from Florida State University.