Eric Nissen

Eric Nissen portrait

Eric Nissen

Director of Marketing
Main Hall 305
"A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” – Winston Churchill


Eric provides strategic and tactical support for both central campus marketing, as well as the academic colleges, programs and departmental offices. He coordinates marketing initiatives, including communication, recruitment, advertising, and outreach, and is the primary liaison for the CU system's eCommunication initiative.


Eric has worked in higher education admissions, recruitment, marketing and communication since 2006. He holds a master's degree in student affairs in higher education from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of California at Los Angeles.