Erika Swain is currently the Assistant Director of Academic Compliance and Authorization at the University of Colorado- Boulder.

In this role, she leads the university’s academic compliance efforts by ensuring the university meets regulatory, including accreditation, and state authorization requirements for educational activities delivered by CU Boulder in and outside of Colorado. Erika also serves as the Associate Director for State Authorization for the CU System, advising the CU campuses and system administration on state authorization and associated regulations and requirements.

Prior to joining CU Boulder in 2019, Erika worked in institutional accreditation, overseeing training and federal compliance programs in her roles at both the Higher Learning Commission and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. She also served as the Registrar at North Country Community College in the northern Adirondacks.

Erika earned an MLIS from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a BA from Ithaca College.