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James R. Pollicita

Originally from New England, Jim graduated from Springfield College, then a masters at Boston University. He served in Peace Corps (Costa Rica) before earning a PhD from the University of Illinois. His career has focused on program development, management, and mentoring in higher education, business, and nonprofits. He was the first director of alumni continuing education at the University of Notre Dame, then director of continuing education and summer session at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, before joining to CU-Boulder as assistant dean. Since leaving CU in 2006, he has served as executive director of a nonprofit, interim development director for another, and consultant to businesses and nonprofits. Currently, he is affiliate faculty with Regis University, teaching and writing a new graduate curriculum.
Jim’s involvement in music is lifelong and varied; playing bass and guitar at church, accordion on occasion, as well as repairing guitars. He has started and supported several performance series and arts organizations, including; the Oxford Summer Music Festival, Fitton Center for Creative Arts, and Louisville Cultural Council. Jim is also an active volunteer in education, currently with the BVSD Budget Advisory and Capital Improvement Planning committees as well as the Colorado Statewide Parent Coalition.