Dr. Becky Takeda-Tinker
Becky Takeda-Tinker blends her passion for education with her experience in nonprofit governance and over 20 years of business leadership as the president of Colorado State University-Global Campus, the nation’s first online fully accredited public university. In her role, Becky champions data-driven and technology-based solutions to facilitate adult student educational success and graduate workplace employment. Opened to students in 2008, as of June 2017 CSU-Global currently provides access, affordability, and flexibility to nearly 18,000 adult learners located in every U.S. state and territory and 48 countries.
Becky is a published scholar with an expertise in finance, leadership and business management research studies. She also currently serves on the National Advisory Board for the Office of Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), the Governor of Colorado’s Small Business Council, and as a Peer Reviewer for the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges & Schools; and participates on local and state boards that seek to enhance the quality of lives in the U.S. and abroad, including Vital for Colorado and the Women’s Forum of Colorado.
Becky holds a Ph.D. in Organization and Management with a specialization in Leadership, an M.B.A. in Finance with a post-graduate certificate in Marketing Management, and a B.A. in Economics.