Monique Perry, Ed.D.

Dr. Monique Perry is an award-winning administrator, author, leadership coach, and speaker who utilizes a hybrid of leadership experiences from over a decade in the private sector and higher education arenas to support student success with a focus on access, equity, and completion. As a member of the senior administration at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina, Dr. Perry serves as Campus Operating Officer for campus sites in the College’s Chester and Lancaster County areas, and also leads the College’s Enrollment Management division focused on the entire student life-cycle from recruitment to retention due to her experience across core aspects of the college ecosystem. She has been the primary activator of many campus-wide enrollment management and student success initiatives and campaigns resulting in increased new student enrollment, persistence, and retention over the past 4 years. In honor of her inventive work, Dr. Perry was selected by the South Carolina Technical College System as the statewide recipient of the A. Wade Martin Innovator of the Year Award in 2017.

Prior to leading the enrollment division, Dr. Perry served as the college’s Public Information Officer and Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications. Preceding that role, she served as a full-time faculty member and academic advisor in the English department at York Tech. Before transitioning to higher education, Dr. Perry spent several years in the private sector in various marketing and communications leadership roles including Executive Speechwriter and Project Manager.

Dr. Perry earned her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Florida; and completed a graduate degree in Strategic Communications and Leadership from Seton Hall University. Her undergraduate degree in English is from North Carolina Central University.