Collegis Education Appoints Sunny P. Chico to Board of Directors2023-01-23T21:47:52+00:00


Collegis Education Appoints Sunny P. Chico to Board of Directors

CHICAGO (August 24, 2021)—Collegis Education, a leader in technology-enabled higher education services to help universities grow enrollments, deliver quality learning and strategically manage technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Sunny P. Chico to its board of directors. Chico brings a robust background in education solutions, advocacy and policy to Collegis. Chico’s appointment is effective immediately.

Chico is the president of SPC Educational Solutions, LLC, a mission-driven organization that delivers innovative education programs designed to help schools meet their improvement goals so that students, parents and communities can succeed. In addition, she has held distinguished positions at the federal and state government levels, serving as Regional Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education and serving in the State of Illinois Lieutenant Governor’s Office as lead on education matters.

“We are delighted that Sunny is joining our Board of Directors. At Collegis, we have had the privilege of attracting and working with outstanding members of the corporate, education and legal communities. Sunny will add a wealth of experience to our Board as she brings her passion for education to the solutions that Collegis provides to the marketplace,” said Robert E. King, chairman of Collegis Education. “Sunny’s commitment to innovation in education will guide us as we continue to refine our technology-enabled solutions in response to the digital transformation demands of the education marketplace.”

“I have spent more than thirty-five years in education as a special education teacher, principal and collegiate executive director. The demands on the education marketplace to adapt and transform have never been greater,” said Chico. “Collegis provides the innovative transformative solutions that institutions need to deliver quality education and ensure long-term student success. I am very excited to be working with Bob King and his team to help build Collegis into a leader providing technology-enabled education solutions.”

Chico has served on various boards of prominent nonprofit organizations, such as the Goodman Theatre, the Harris Theater and Teach for America. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of Vitalant, the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit blood service organization. She also serves on the Blood Science Foundation and is a member of its Finance Committee. She is active at the University Club of Chicago and serves on its Admission Committee.

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Collegis Education provides technology-embedded managed services that accelerate the transition to the university of tomorrow. Our specific skills allow universities to deploy technology throughout their business processes to digitally transform friction points within the student experience and to compete effectively. With more than two decades of experience in higher education, our solutions combine the power of integrated, data-driven technology with strategic higher education services to build long-term growth plans for colleges and universities looking to thrive in a complex market. For more information about Collegis Education, please visit or follow Collegis on LinkedInFacebook and Twitter.