Katie (Brown) Rendon

AVP Student Success & University Registrar, Aspen University

Katie Rendon has been working in higher education for over a decade and is based in Denver, Colorado.  She earned a Master’s degree in Classics from the University of Colorado Boulder and a Bachelor’s degree in Antiquities from Missouri State University. 

Katie Rendon has been the Registrar of Aspen University for the past four years and was recently promoted to a new role as Assistant Vice President for Student Services and University Registrar, overseeing both Academic Advising and the Registrar's Office.  Katie is an active member of AACRAO's Prior Learning Credit and Alternative Credit and Credentials Committee and State and Regional Relations Committee. 

In 2022, Katie began teaching for AACRAO's Registrar 101 course and joined the Women's Caucus.  Katie is a biannual contributor to AACRAO Connect.  She presented at the 2022 AACRAO Annual Meeting in Portland as a Best of the Best winner and is presenting two sessions at the 2023 Annual Meeting in Aurora, Colorado.  Katie is also active in her state and regional association, Rocky Mountain ACRAO.  Katie has served on the Board of Directors for RMACRAO since 2020 and is currently serving as president-elect of that organization.  She credits her colleagues on the RMACRAO board with giving her the confidence to continue to grow professionally and seek out new opportunities. 

Katie is honored to receive The Emerging Leader Award and hopes to continue contributing to the AACRAO community at large.  Katie lives in Aurora, Colorado, and when she is not working enjoys spending time in the Rocky Mountains and the Colorado sunshine with her family, friends, & their dogs.