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Lenore Rodicio | Executive Vice President and Provost, Miami Dade College

Current Position and Past Experience
Lenore Rodicio is currently Executive Vice President & Provost for Miami Dade College (MDC). Dr. Rodicio previously served as Provost for Academic and Student Affairs at MDC. Dr. Rodicio joined MDC in the fall of 2002 as an adjunct instructor of chemistry at the Kendall and InterAmerican Campuses.  Since that time, she has held a number of positions at the college including Associate Professor, Chair of Natural and Social Sciences, Dean of Academic Affairs, and Vice Provost for Student Achievement.  Dr. Rodicio has led a number of projects aimed at recruiting students to the sciences and improving the teaching/learning process in the STEM fields, including projects funded by the National Science Foundation and the Carnegie Foundation. As a faculty member, Dr. Rodicio served as a founding co-chair of the Learning Outcomes Project that facilitated a nationally-recognized process to develop college-wide general education learning outcomes and related assessment tools.  As Vice Provost for Student Achievement, as well as in her current role, she has worked with key partners such as the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Achieving the Dream, Lumina and Kresge, to improve student success and completion at MDC and to implement comprehensive solutions to improve completion rates, while upholding the highest standards of quality teaching and learning.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr.  Rodicio holds a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Barry University, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in chemistry from Louisiana State University.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Rodicio is married with five children. When she’s not running around after the kids, she serves as on the advisory board for St. Mary’s Cathedral School. She enjoys reading classical English literature and spending time with her family on their farm in Redland, Florida.

She is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS); a past president of the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS); and a current member of the Board of Directors for the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U).

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