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LeGrande named vice provost for strategic enrollment management at VCU

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Tomikia P. LeGrande, Ed.D.

Tomikia P. LeGrande, Ed.D., has been named vice provost for strategic enrollment management at Virginia Commonwealth University, effective June 1.

LeGrande comes to VCU with more than 15 years of experience in the field of strategic enrollment management. She currently serves as vice president for strategic enrollment management at the University of Houston-Downtown.

“Dr. LeGrande’s extensive experience, accomplishments and leadership appointments at the national level make her well-suited to lead the Division of Strategic Enrollment Management in achieving the next level of success,” said Gail Hackett, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at VCU.

LeGrande began her career as a graduate recruiter at North Carolina A&T State University. She then was appointed as director of graduate enrollment management at Winston-Salem State University, where she later became director of undergraduate admissions and associate vice chancellor for enrollment management.

Prior to her current role at the University of Houston-Downtown, she served as dean of enrollment management, associate vice president for student affairs and enrollment management, and vice president for student affairs and enrollment management.

LeGrande currently serves as adjunct faculty in the Strategic Enrollment Management Endorsement Program of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Savannah State University, a master’s degree in chemistry from North Carolina A&T State University and an Ed.D. in higher education administration from Texas Tech University.  She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.

About VCU and VCU Health

Virginia Commonwealth University is a major, urban public research university with national and international rankings in sponsored research. Located in downtown Richmond, VCU enrolls more than 31,000 students in 217 degree and certificate programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Thirty-eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU’s 11 schools and three colleges. The VCU Health brand represents the VCU health sciences academic programs, the VCU Massey Cancer Center and the VCU Health System, which comprises VCU Medical Center (the only academic medical center and Level I trauma center in the region), Community Memorial Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, MCV Physicians and Virginia Premier Health Plan. For more, please visit www.vcu.edu and vcuhealth.org.