Vanessa Hammler Kenon, Ed.D., currently serves as Assistant Vice Provost for the Office of Information Technology (OIT) at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). She manages the department's human resources, financial management, communications and marketing, and serves as a key academic and technical liaison between the UTSA departments. Dr. Kenon serves on several UTSA committees and organizations in support of staff and student retention, community service, academic research, communications, and information technology. She also serves as a faculty lecturer in the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) in the Consortium for Social Transformation (CST) department. Dr. Kenon has worked in positions of instruction, leadership and management in private and public higher education for more than 25 years.
Dr. Kenon earned undergraduate degrees in Communications and English at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She has served on the San Antonio and National Alumni Board for Trinity University as well as academic advisory committees and boards for the Alamo Community College District, and the Hallmark University System. Dr. Kenon completed her Master's degree in Adult and Higher Education as well as a Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership at UTSA. Her research areas of interest include workplace education, tools for technology education and student success, collaborative distance learning programs promoting global education, communications, and technological innovation and research.
Dr. Kenon has published and served as a global speaker and panel chair in her areas of research on numerous occasions. She currently serves as the Principal Investigator (PI) on the UTSA Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Integrated Planning and Advising for Student Success (iPASS) grant and coordinator for the OIT Faculty Advisory Committee as well as co-editor on the Wiley Global Workplace Learning Publication project. Dr. Kenon also serves on numerous committees across UTSA supporting student, faculty and staff success, as well as community and educational organizations in support of the San Antonio community.
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