Patricia Morales, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Chancellor, Enrollment Management
As Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management, Patricia oversees the offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid and Scholarships, and University Registrar. In this role, she works closely with campus leaders to develop a comprehensive enrollment management strategy that integrates recruitment and admissions efforts consistent with the university’s strategic goals and direction. She also develops and enhances valuable partnerships with external constituents to support enrollment objectives.
Patricia’s years of professional experience in education have honed her ability to effectively advise institutional leaders on academic and administrative priorities. Prior to UC Irvine, she held a range of teaching, research, residential life and enrollment management positions at institutions including University of California, Santa Cruz, Stanford University, F. W. Olin College of Engineering, and Phillips Exeter Academy. Patty earned a Ph.D. in history from the University of California, Santa Cruz, an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School, an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. from Boston College.