Swoop and 5th Grade

pyramid summit

with student

hickenlooper group

student group

photo - CMC President Carrie Hauser talks to a CMC student.

Dr. Carrie Hauser: Guiding Toward Greatness

“CMC has the potential to become the premier and most innovative institution of its kind.”

Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser forged her leadership skills on the rivers and summits of the West. She is also a respected leader in the halls of academia. Her work has created new opportunities for countless students. As CMC’s president, she brings the vision and energy to lead the College to greater heights.

Meet the Colorado Mountain College Senior Team

CMC Senior Team

Dr. Hauser's Biography

Alpine Bank Chairman Bob Young and Colorado Mountain College President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser with 2017 Alpine Bank Latino/Hispanic Scholarship recipients. Front row, from left: Jose Javier De La Cruz, Diana Loera, Young, Kimberly Valdez, Daisy Ordonez, Viridiana Cruz Angeles; back row, from left, Javier Duran, Fabiola Lopez, Kenia Contreras, Jennifer Rios, Mauricio Ortega Zuniga and Guadalupe Alvarez Ruiz, Hauser. Not pictured: Julie Tellez, Daniela Lujano and Jesus Terrazas. Photo Phil Dunn

Reaching Even Greater Heights

By Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser

Every January, we celebrate the life and work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, remembering what he believed and taught us: respect, tolerance, and civility.

At Colorado Mountain College, we carry on that work as we strive to embrace diversity, equity, and inclusivity in all forms. While we have made notable progress, it is an evolving journey. As with any goal, it can be difficult to know where to start and what to do absent a baseline and plan….

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News / Publications / Interviews

  • CMC’s Commitment: Community First

    Investing 'in talented professionals right in our backyard.'

    Read CMC the eNews Story
  • Rwanda, Uganda, and UAE

    Inspired to #ListenThinkAct.

    Read President's reflections
  • President’s Response to National Admissions Scandal

    In light of the recent college admissions scandal, a statement from CMC President & CEO, Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser.

    Read President's Statement
  • CMC Launches Fund Sueños to Help DREAMers Pay for College

    Read about the privately funded income-share agreements (similar to loans) for some students ineligible federal financial aid.

    Read CMC eNews Story
  • DACA Response and Statement

    CMC President and CEO Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser' statement regarding potential changes to federal immigration and DACA policies.

    Read Story

More Articles on CMC Enews

See the complete list of articles by Dr. Hauser and other articles relevant to the president's office.

See CMC ENews/Dr. Carrie Besnette Hauser

Colorado Mountain College Board of Overseers

CMC Foundation Board Member and Carbondale philanthropist Jim Calaway founded the CMC Board of Overseers in 2012. His vision was to launch and sustain a selective group of advisors who care about and support CMC’s mission, and to establish a thought-provoking, dynamic forum to help guide the college to further excellence.

photo - CMC Board of Overseers