Laura Arroyo
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Transitions and Academic Partnerships
Division of Student Affairs

Dr. Laura L. Arroyo (she/her/hers) is the assistant vice chancellor for Transitions and Academic Partnerships for the University of Colorado Boulder. Before moving into the assistant vice chancellor role, Laura served as the director for Housing Administration overseeing a multifaceted portfolio which supported students living both on and off campus. She also served within residence life at CU Boulder supporting academic partnership integration, and the learning occurring outside of the classroom within the residential environment.

Laura has worked in higher education for over 17 years at a variety of institutions across the nation, both public and private. Laura earned her Ed.D. in Educational Equity with a concentration in Urban and Diverse Communities from the University of Colorado Denver, and she holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees within Clinical Social Work. Laura’s academic and research interests include issues of equity and justice within higher education, co-curricular approaches to student learning, living learning community development and third space theory.

Laura is a proud first generation college student. She is very involved within national higher education organization leadership and cares deeply about building leadership pathways for students and staff, and supporting students within the many transitions they experience throughout their collegiate journey.