Head of School
Cory Harbor has more than ten years of experience in higher education administration. He has served in a variety of leadership positions within high performing higher education institutions to positively impact the student experience. From 2013-2016 Mr. Harbor was an integral member of Northwestern University’s record-setting academic and student development program. From 2017-2019 he again helped the University Colorado Boulder achieve record performances in graduation, student retention, and academic achievement.
During Mr. Harbor’s career in higher education, he has served in many capacities including, academic skill and career development, student recruitment, admissions, case management, strengths facilitation, first-year program and curriculum development, learning design, student accommodation facilitation, university compliance, and budget management. Overall, his work has been student-centered, growth-oriented, and values-driven. As a former collegiate student-athlete, Mr. Harbor promotes a coaching leadership philosophy as he believes that coaching drives engagement, performance, and results.
As a first-generation college graduate, Mr. Harbor learned and employed perseverance and grit to earn his three degrees from Missouri State University, where he earned his BS, MS, and, most recently, his MBA. During his free time, he enjoys reading, learning, athletic performance training, and, most of all, spending time with his wife Nicole and their two children Luca (6) and Liviana (2).