Lia Franklin is the Executive Assist to the Vice President of Student Life at Colorado School of Mines.  Prior to moving up to the Denver area, she previously was the MBA Director at Colorado State University-Pueblo.  BB in Marketing and MS in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University and Ph.D. in Educational leadership from University of Colorado-Colorado Springs she has been passionate about leadership and supporting women in higher education.  Lia brings over 25 years of higher education experience to AMI.