Ann Marie Klotz, PhD

Vice President for Development, Enrollment, and Student Success
Executive Leadership Committee
PhD, DePaul University; MA, Michigan State University; MA, DePaul University; BA, Grand Valley State University

Ann Marie Klotz, PhD, has worked in higher education for the last twenty years, most prominently within Enrollment, Marketing and Student Affairs. Prior to Naropa University, she served in senior leadership roles at The New School, Radford University, and the New York Institute of Technology. She earned her BA from Grand Valley State University (Political Science) and MA’s from Michigan State University (Student Affairs Administration) and DePaul University (Women and Gender Studies) respectively. She earned her doctorate from DePaul University where she studied the career trajectory and leadership styles of ten female university presidents. As a first-generation college student from Detroit, MI, she is passionate about helping underserved students find personal and professional success through education. She is a frequent speaker, keynote, consultant, and trainer for universities and corporations on areas of leadership and development. Personal and research interests include women’s career development, professional staff recruitment, developing online communities, wellness, and capacity-building. She is a patron of the arts and pursues many athletic interests including hiking, biking, and is a distance runner.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.