John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

Dr. Joyce C. Romano is Vice President for Student Affairs at Valencia College. She has 37 years experience in residence life, student activities and student services at community college and four year colleges and universities. Her work at Valencia has focused on the design and implementation of LifeMap, our developmental advising model and system; of Atlas, our on-line portal learning community; and of the re-design of student services with a focus on student learning of educational processes to support their success. She has experience with diverse student populations and has designed and implemented programs for students from middle school through college graduation. Dr. Romano has a B.A. in Psychology from State University of New York-College at Cortland, an M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Central Washington University, and an Ed.D. in Higher Education from the University of Kansas.