Lisa Vollendorf, Ph.D., is proud to serve the diverse student population of University of Northern Colorado as Interim Provost and Chief Academic Officer. Dr. Vollendorf has 26 years of experience in three states (Ohio, Michigan, and California) as a Spanish professor, dean, and provost. A near-native Coloradan, she grew up in Summit County and attended Colorado State University and the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on women’s cultural history in Inquisitional Spain and colonial Latin America.
Dr. Vollendorf believes deeply in the power of public education to change lives and transform communities. She is wholly committed to student success and is proud to work at a university that puts students first. Dr. Vollendorf loves hearing from students, faculty, and staff, so please feel free to reach out in English or in Spanish!