VCU names VP for strategy, enrollment management, student success
Tomikia LeGrande promoted at Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia Commonwealth University announced Monday that Tomikia LeGrande has been promoted as vice president for strategy, enrollment management and student success, effective Aug. 1.
LeGrande had most recently been the vice provost for strategic enrollment management at VCU since 2018. In her new role, she will lead strategic priorities for the president and provost while overseeing the VCU Division of Strategic Enrollment Management and Student Success.
“I am looking forward to continuing the great work already taking place at VCU and through cross institutional collaboration, [and to] serve students in a new way to support their success,” LeGrande said in a statement. “It is our responsibility — and our privilege — to serve our students with the same intensity and passion that they bring to us.”
LeGrande started her career as a graduate recruiter at North Carolina A&T State University and also worked with Winston-Salem State University, where she was the director of graduate enrollment management and later became director of undergraduate admissions and associate vice chancellor for enrollment management. She also previously served as vice president for strategic enrollment management at the University of Houston-Downtown.
LeGrande earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Savannah State University, her master’s degree in chemistry from North Carolina A&T State University and her doctorate in higher education administration from Texas Tech University.
“Under Dr. LeGrande’s leadership, and with the guidance of Provost [Gail] Hackett, VCU will continue on our path of becoming a recognized national model of student access and success among research universities,” VCU and VCU Health System President Michael Rao said in a statement.