Dr. Ballard, AVP for Academic Affairs

With an emphasis on program development, transfer students, and new graduate initiatives, Dr. Ballard assumes the role of Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs in July 2021.


Year Started


Virginia Polytechnic and State University, EdD Adult & Continuing Education, 1995, Dissertation: “Teachers in a New Setting: A Qualitative Study of Educators in a National Workplace Literacy Project”

Texas A&M University-Commerce, MS Student Personnel & Guidance, Major: School Counseling

Texas A&M University-Commerce, BS English/Student Personnel, Double Major: English/Psychology, Certified Teacher: Grades 7-12, English

School Group

Office of Graduate and Professional Studies