Clair E. Collins proudly serves as the Vice President of Enrollment Management and Pathway Success at the Community College of Aurora (CCA). Clair has overseen large software implementation projects, led curriculum development and mapping teams, and participated in program, state, and regional accreditation visits. Clair spent nearly a decade starting medical schools in critically underserved areas in both Arkansas and Texas.
Prior to CCA, Ms. Collins served as the Director of Academic Infrastructure and Professional Development at Sam Houston State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine in Conroe, Texas. Within this capacity, she led the development and maintenance of the organization’s curriculum mapping database, a repository used for maintaining the institution’s accreditation. Prior to this appointment she served as Assistant to the Dean, aiding in the conceptualization and formulating the college’s go-to-market strategy of its new medical school. She has also served as the Associate Director of Admissions at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine. Clair began her post-secondary education at Lone Star College (Montgomery Campus). She is a proud two-time alumna of Sam Houston State University. She holds a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration along with a bachelor’s degree in English. She is completing her PhD in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Houston.