Scope of Responsibilities
At UHD, Mr. Cheatham is responsible for managing and coordinating projects within the Enrollment Management Department and projects on behalf of the dean that may be institution-wide and/or inter-institutional. He serves as the communication strategist for recruitment and enrollment-related matters. Mr. Cheatham works with offices to create, update and maintain the communications content and workflow. He serves as a key player in assessing, evaluating and implementing enrollment-related programs, processes and services related to student success. He also assists in overall recruitment communications and marketing strategy development and execution.
Mr. Cheatham earned both his Master of Science in Training and Development and Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Houston.
Christopher Cheatham has served as a communications and marketing executive and brings nine years of experience managing marketing/communications teams to UHD. Mr. Cheatham has a firm grasp and experience of how to leverage both inbound and outbound communication strategies to support student access and success in higher education. He has worked in higher education in numerous capacities for almost 14 years. During Mr. Cheatham's time in higher education, he managed mid-size departments with operating budgets totaling $650,000 a year. Mr. Cheatham has also been responsible for all inbound and outbound communications for students at a large university, as well as recruiting and retention for a large college.