Vasti Torres accepts interim IU leadership position

Vasti Torres, a professor of educational leadership and policy studies and executive associate dean at the School of Education at IU Bloomington, has been named interim vice provost for undergraduate education.

“I’m beyond excited that Vasti Torres has agreed to serve as interim vice provost for undergraduate education as we launch several initiatives designed to ensure every student is positioned to reach their full academic potential,” IU Bloomington Provost and Executive Vice President Rahul Shrivastav said. “She will bring to this role a wide range of experience leading student success initiatives, developing innovative pedagogy, mentoring student scholars and producing student-focused scholarship.”

“As a scholar, I am excited that I have the opportunity to apply what I have learned from my research to influence practices and help IU students be more successful,” Torres said. “This position will allow me to use experiences from other past positions and to make a difference for IU.”

The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education leads programs and initiatives focused on providing outstanding academic experiences for all IU Bloomington undergraduate students. The office supports students at all stages of their college career and beyond — including pre-college programs, a wide number of initiatives that support undergraduate academic success and resources to help students prepare for professional life after college.

Read more about the position at IU Bloomington Today.