Dr. Glenda Ballard is the Associate Vice President for Graduate and Professional Studies at St. Edward’s. She holds a Doctorate of Education in Adult and Continuing Education from Virginia Tech. A certified Texas teacher, she also has her MS in counseling and K-12 counselor certifications. Dr. Ballard served as Dean of the College of Education and Liberal Arts at Texas A&M University-Texarkana for eight years, where she also taught as associate professor of adult education. Under her leadership there, the College of Liberal Arts expanded to include 16 academic programs, taught by 42 full-time faculty and 80 adjuncts.