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Miriam L. Frolow, PhD


Dr. Frolow is an innovative leader and strategic thinker dedicated to creating workforce development and life-long learning opportunities for non-traditional, adult, and online students to reach their educational and career goals. She is a change agent, collaborative leaders, and consensus builder who brings executive-level experience working with internal and external stakeholders to find creative solutions for colleges, universities, and business partners. Her expertise is in innovative and situational leadership, strategic management, organizational behavior, and experiential learning.

CECFI Director of Research & Development
Expert in Strategic Leadership

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With more than 20 years of experience working in higher education institutions, Dr. Frolow is committed to ensuring that students and working adults have access to career-relevant educational and professional development programs. She also serves as a trusted resource to Fortune 1000 companies, chambers of commerce, professional associations, and local community colleges relating to the college-to-career continuum.

As the Campus and Academic Director for University of Phoenix in New Jersey, Dr. Frolow provided leadership and coaching to faculty and staff to reinforce the connection between a college education and careers. She has also served as the Executive Director of Online Education for Seton Hall University.  Dr. Frolow is a mentor to many doctoral students and teaches undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Business Administration courses. Dr. Frolow holds a PhD in Higher Education Leadership, Management, and Policy and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree in Nonprofit Organization Management from Seton Hall University. Her undergraduate degree is from the George Washington University.



Frolow, M. & Wheatley, A. (2021). The magic of a local academic community for online adult learners in completing the doctoral journey. In C. Jennings (Ed.), Ensuring Adult and Non-Traditional Learners’ Success with Technology, Design, and Structure. IGI Global.

Dominguez, M. & Frolow, M. (2020). DACA-Mexico origin students in the United States-Mexican Borderlands: Persistence, belonging, and college climate. In L. Venis & G. Berg (Eds.), Accessibility and Diversity in the 21st Century University. IGI Global.

Frolow, M. (2018). Enhancing doctoral student progression: An overview of the Jersey City Campus. Phoenix Scholar, 1(3), 12-13.


Recent Panelist and Speaking Engagements

Frolow, M. (2021). Leading without a Title: Being an Influencer, Collaborator, and Consensus Builder.  Presented at the Medical Center Information Technology (MCIT) Women’s Forum, NYU-Langone Medical Center, New York, NY.

Frolow, M. (2021). Being a Creative Risk-Taker. Panelist for the Women Business Leaders Forum, New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA).

Frolow, M. (2020). Managing Imposter Syndrome. Panelist for the College of Doctoral Studies Student Coffee Chat, University of Phoenix.

Frolow, M. (2020). Leading and Socializing Millennials in Multi-Generational Organizations. Co-Presenter at the Knowledge Without Boundaries Academy Research Summit, University of Phoenix.

Frolow, M. (2019). Intent to Persist to Graduation of DACA-Mexican Origin Students along the United States-Mexico Border. Co-Presenter at the Knowledge Without Boundaries Summit, University of Phoenix.

Frolow, M. (2018). The Art of the Conversation: Giving Future Entrepreneurial Leaders a Voice at the Table Now. Co-Presenter at the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), Region 1 Conference at New Jersey City University.

Frolow, M. (2018). Millennials in the Workplace: Exploring Managerial Perceptions in Multi-Generational Organizations.   Co-Presenter at the Knowledge without Boundaries Research Summit, Center for Workplace Diversity and inclusion Research, University of Phoenix.

Frolow, M. (2018). Engaging Students in Career Exploration through Strategic Planning. Presented at the Trending Now:    New Jersey Career Center Consortium’s Spring 2018 Conference, Ramapo College.

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