Executive Director for Enrollment Management, Adams State University
Karla Hardesty is executive director for enrollment management at Adams State University, a Hispanic Serving Institution in southern Colorado. Hardesty has been involved with or coordinated many programs and initiatives, from academic advising, admissions, financial aid, and institutional effectiveness to degree completion programs, distance learning, prison college programs, student learning assessment and accreditation as well as major technology implementations. She also serves on various community and policy boards to improve education and healthcare access for underserved individuals and communities. She received her master’s degree in adult and postsecondary education from the University of Wyoming.