Toya Barnes-Teamer, PhD

Associate Consultant

Toya Barnes-TeamerDr. Toya Barnes-Teamer offers more than 20 years of experience in higher education administration. Her areas of expertise include enrollment and fiscal management, student affairs, academic program development, faculty and staff development, and community outreach and marketing.

Dr. Barnes-Teamer currently serves as vice president for student success at Dillard University (LA). She coordinates the planning, development, organization, and administration of the university's governing policies with the executive cabinet. She is responsible for the development of the enrollment management plan at the university, including plans for the enrollment of first-time full-time freshmen, out-of-state students, transfer students, international students, and adult learners. Dr. Barnes-Teamer also manages a state aid federal program budget of more than $9 million.

Previously, Dr. Barnes-Teamer was senior vice president for academic and student affairs for the Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS), assuming that position after serving as vice chancellor/provost for Louisiana Technical College, District One. Among her many responsibilities, she provided leadership for the development of traditional/nontraditional academic programs, business and workforce development courses, and off-campus offerings. She also oversaw professional development opportunities for faculty and staff systemwide.

Prior to her tenure at LCTCS, Dr. Barnes-Teamer was associate director of admissions for recruitment and enrollment management at the University of New Orleans (LA) and associate director of admissions at Loyola University (LA).

Awards, memberships, and education

During her time at LCTCS, Dr. Barnes-Teamer received two President's Awards, one for exemplary leadership during the Hurricane Katrina crisis, and another for workforce development in the region. She was also selected by New Orleans City Business as one of its "40 under 40" individuals to watch in the community.

She is a current member of a number of professional organizations, including the National Association for Collegiate Admissions Counseling, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. She holds bachelor's and master's degrees from Loyola University and received her PhD in higher education administration from the University of New Orleans. 

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