Frank D. Sanchez
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
In January 2011, Dr. Frank D. Sanchez was appointed as the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the City University of New York (CUNY). Today, CUNY is the largest urban, public university in America serving over 500,000 students across 24 colleges. For over 20 years Dr. Frank D. Sanchez has worked to advance campus student services, programs and policies well developing innovative public private partnerships aimed at increasing student success and degree completion.
Dr. Sanchez has presented at numerous national conferences and consulted on an assortment of content areas including student recruitment, retention, policy, evidence-based practice and diversity with a devoted emphasis on serving low income and first-generation students. In 2015, Dr. Sanchez joined the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Board of Directors and will lead a national task force charged with developing a review/accreditation framework for divisions of student affairs. In 2011, Dr. Sanchez was invited to serve on the Gates Millennium Scholars Advisory Board as well as the Hispanic Scholarship Fund Northeast Advisory Board. In 2008, Dr. Sanchez was selected for the NASULGC and AASCU National Taskforce on the Voluntary System of Accountability and was appointed to the Governor’s P-20 Education Council in Colorado assisting with legislative recommendations aimed at increasing college degrees and certificates while also reducing the high school drop-out rate.
Dr. Sanchez holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with minors in Communication and Chicano Studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a Master of Science degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education from Colorado State University and a Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration with a minor in Learning, Cognition and Instruction from Indiana University-Bloomington.