Board of Directors

Pamela Toney

President, Colorado State University Global

Pamela Toney began her tenure as president of CSU Global in September 2020, after serving as the Chief Operating Officer. Her passion is helping people realize their potential and giving them the courage to pursue opportunities that may seem out of reach.

She joined the university in 2011, as the Director of Financial Aid, and had the opportunity to expand her leadership across multiple areas including Student Accounts, Records & Registration, Student Advising, Technology, Staff and Faculty Recruiting, and most recently Curriculum Operations. Under her direction, the university was approved to participate in the Federal Student Aid Title IV Financial Aid program as well as approved to offer Veteran’s Education Benefits. She also built the tuition planning program at the university which focuses on educating students on responsible borrowing and using all types of financing options to create a financial path that would support students from their first class through to graduation. At the core of all strategies implemented were two common factors, student needs and technology. She implemented technology in order to support processes at the university that improved the overall student experience and allowed students to focus on their academic success. With a keen eye on operational effectiveness she will continue to drive the university forward to continue the legacy of the premier online university that is focused on student academic and professional success in a global society.

Prior to CSU Global she served as the Assistant Controller at Colorado Technical University, as well as the Associate Director of Student Finance.

Toney received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; her Masters of Science in Psychology from Walden University; and an MBA from Colorado Technical University, along with a Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security from CSU Global.

She serves as a Peer Reviewer for the National Association of Student Aid Administrators, and the Higher Learning Commission. She is also a member of the Aurora Defense Council, and the Aurora Economic Development Council.