James Montoya is senior vice president of higher education and international programs at the College Board. He is responsible for higher education outreach and leading efforts that engage the higher education community in advancing access for all students. Before joining the College Board, Montoya served in a number of leadership positions at Stanford University, including chief student affairs officer, vice provost for student affairs, dean of undergraduate admission, and dean of admission and financial aid. He was also a lecturer on race and ethnicity in the department of comparative studies. Earlier in his career, Montoya served as the director of admission at Occidental College and at Vassar College. Montoya is active on a number of boards and committees, including the board of directors of the Young Women’s Leadership Network in New York City and the advisory board of the World Leading Schools Association. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Stanford.