Dr. Tamara Rozhon has 30 years of experience in higher education including more than 25 years as a senior administrator. Throughout Dr. Rozhon’s career, she has led growth initiatives at specialized institutions with a particular focus on healthcare education and training. She has worked for public, private, and for-profit institutions. She has significant experience with geographic expansion, program expansion, international partnership development, accreditation and compliance, and mergers and acquisitions. In her role as Provost at SCU, Dr. Rozhon oversees marketing, admissions, student services, alumni services, institutional effectiveness, and academic affairs.
Dr. Rozhon served as a member of the senior leadership that established TCS Education System, a not-for-profit system of colleges and schools that grew from a legacy professional psychology program based in Chicago to a multi-campus system of independently accredited colleges. Dr. Rozhon was responsible for strategic operations and business expansion, overseeing marketing, recruitment, admissions, student affairs, academic centers and institutes, and international affairs. She established partnerships and sites in China, Peru, Brazil and Rwanda as well as three academic centers (diversity, clinical affairs, international studies). She managed the launch of campuses in LA and DC and the integration of acquired schools across the United States. She was also a member of the management team that created Argosy University through the merger of three independent institutions. She served as president of Carrington College and executive dean of the health sciences division of the University of Phoenix. Earlier in her career, she served as faculty for a community college and a community-based adult education program.
In her years as an independent consultant, Dr. Rozhon assisted colleges and universities in developing and executing mid- and large-scale projects, including strategic plans, accreditation efforts, program and campus expansion, and the development of new lines of business (e.g. online programs, international partnerships, credentialing programs). She was responsible for establishing and growing an international, online education and training division to facilitate the expansion plans of one of the largest providers of skilled nursing and rehabilitation services in the United States. She has also served as an executive search consultant now and again, assisting colleges and universities in finding talented presidents, provosts, and other key leaders.
Dr. Rozhon earned her EdD in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, her Master of Adult Education from National-Louis University, and her Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Journalism from Northern Illinois University.