President and Chief Executive Officer
Travis Allen became President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident University effective June 16, 2015. Mr. Allen has 18 years’ experience in higher education. Over those 18 years, he worked across and led student finance, student services, admissions, marketing, and general administration in different types of universities within the United States and Australia. He led and directed new campus start-ups, a large mature multi-campus turn-around, launched an online division, and retooled a large online division around student success. Most recently he was Interim Chancellor of Argosy University, a large WASC accredited institution with both campus and online operations.
Mr. Allen has been a faculty member for both campus and online course delivery. During his time as a faculty and staff member, he developed a deep passion for improving the student experience to enable student success, which has been the foundation of his leadership successes.
Travis holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing and a Master of Business Administration, eBusiness from the University of Phoenix.