Office of Student Affairs

Kara Kolomitz

Vice President of Undergraduate Student Affairs and Enrollment

e kara.kolomitz@regiscollege.edu
t 781-768-7055

Education

EdD, Educational Leadership, Johnson and Wales University (Providence, RI), 2016

HERS Program Invitee and Participant, Wellesley College, 2012

CDA, Rhode Island School of Design, 2002

MEd, Providence College, 1997

BA, Communication Arts and Philosophy, Regis University (Denver, CO), 1993

Experience

Dr. Kara Kolomitz is a respected and visionary higher education leader, committed to broadening the access of higher education and ensuring greater possibilities for people's lives. She is a recognized thought-leader, change-agent, and is known for her energy and dynamic presence. A natural communicator, she represents Regis in a variety of capacities externally, with media outlets and as the feature in the College's digital and social media campaigns.

Dr. Kolomitz has over 23 years of progressive experience in higher education and has been at Regis College since 2001. She has served as Regis' Director of Community and Residential Life, Assistant Dean of Students, Dean of Students, and Vice President of Student Affairs. Currently, as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment, Dr. Kolomitz leads the college's development of a comprehensive enrollment strategy. Additionally, she is positioning the institution to move into a new athletic conference and supporting the development of innovative co-curricular programs with the faculty.

Dr. Kolomitz's leadership roles extend into multiple educational communities. She served as the Chair Board of Trustees at Marian High School and currently remains on their Board today. In addition, she served as the President of the Parent-School Association at Jackson Walnut Park School. Finally, Kara has also served on the NASPA board of directors for Massachusetts, where she is often asked to serve as a panelist or facilitator regarding contemporary and best practice in higher education.

Publications

Kolomitz, K., & Cabellon, E. "A Strategic Necessity: Building Senior Leadership's Fluency in Digital Technology." In Engaging the Digital Generation: New Directions for Student Services, No. 155, edited by Edmund Cabellon and Josie Ahlquist, 47-58. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, 2016.

Awards

Woman of the Year, Regis College

Scott Goodnight Award, NASPA

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