portrait of Monique Perry

Dr. Monique Perry

Dr. Monique Perry is an award-winning higher education administrator, leadership coach, and speaker utilizing a hybrid of leadership experiences from over a decade in the private sector and higher education arenas to support student success. Dr. Perry currently serves as Assistant VP of Enrollment Services at York Technical College in Rock Hill, South Carolina. In her current role, she serves as the College’s Chief Enrollment Officer leading five departments including Admissions, Outreach and Orientation, Financial Aid, Academic Records/Registrar, One-Stop Center & Call Center Operations, and Enrollment Data and Communications. While in this role, Dr. Perry was selected by the SC Technical College System as the statewide recipient of the A. Wade Martin Innovator of the Year Award in 2017. Most recently, she was chosen as one of 40 leaders from across the nation as a 2018-2019 Aspen Institute Presidential Fellow for Community College Excellence.

Prior to leading the enrollment organization, Dr. Perry served as the college’s Public Information Officer and Director of Strategic Marketing and Communications. Prior to that role, she served as a full-time faculty member and advisor in the English/Communications 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 Corporate Communications 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. She has a Coaching Certificate from the Association for Talent Development (ATD).