B.S., University of Oklahoma, Human Nutrition, 1989
Leslie Taylor joined Western Colorado University in March 2022 as interim Vice President for Marketing and Enrollment and accepted the role permanently in May 2023. As VP, she leads the University’s marketing efforts, recruitment and admissions, and student financial aid.
From April 2018 to December 2021, Taylor served as Vice President for Enrollment and Access at Colorado State University, providing leadership to the Access Center and the Offices of Admissions, Financial Aid, and the Registrar. Prior to the VP role, she was Assistant VP for Enrollment Communications, reporting to the vice presidents of External Relations and Enrollment and Access. Throughout her career at CSU, Taylor served on committees and councils related to equity in access and success for students and staff, including the Race, Bias, and Equity Initiatives Council, the Native American Advisory Council, the First-Generation University Initiatives, and the CDHE Equity Coalition, among others.
Taylor earned a B.S. in human nutrition at the University of Oklahoma, where she competed on the track and field team. She earned a master’s degree in family and consumer science at the University of Idaho.
In her time away from work, she enjoys spending time exploring Colorado with her daughter, hiking with her dog, playing volleyball, supporting Mountaineer athletics, and experiencing local live music and theatre.