Connie Johnson


Dr. Connie Johnson is a Higher Education conultant and is affiliated with Monarch Strategies LLC. She served previously as Colorado Technical University's (CTU) chancellor and provost, leading the areas of accreditation, assessment and institutional effectiveness.  During her time at CTU, Connie has led regional and programmatic accreditation initiatives, thought leadership initiatives, adaptive learning technology research and implementation, and leading academics effectively through change.

Connie has served in higher education for over 30 years with experience in online and campus teaching, administration, and leadership. Additionally, Connie has extensive experience in regional accreditation, curriculum implementation, and faculty training and development. She is a trained peer evaluator and team chair for the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), has completed and served as a facilitator in the ACE Chief Academic Officer Institute, served on the Board of Directors of Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO).   Additionally, Connie previously served as a member of the Every Learner Every Where (ELE) Network. 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.

EDUCAUSE Publications

  • Using Data and Analytics for Student Success
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    One of the most powerful tools that technology provides on the path to student success is data and analytics. Data allows institutions to better understand students, rethink systems, and create early-alert mechanisms to help students complete their degree. But finding the best way to use data and analytics can be tricky.

  • Adaptive Learning: Implementation, Scaling, and Lessons Learned
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    Colorado Technical University has learned important lessons over its multiyear process of implementing adaptive technologies. The application of those lessons has led to key improvements in the student experience and in student success through faculty engagement as the technology is used increasingly across the institution.

EDUCAUSE Presentations