Joyce Romano
Vice President for Student Affairs, Valencia College

Joyce Romano is vice president for Student Affairs at Valencia College. She has 37 years experience in residence life, student activities and student services at the community college, four-year college and university level. Her work at Valencia has focused on the design and implementation of LifeMap, the college’s developmental advising model and system; of Atlas, an online 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. Romano has a bachelor’s in psychology from the State University of New York-College at Cortland, a master’s in counseling psychology from Central Washington University, and an Ed.D. in higher education from the University of Kansas.