Campus News

Veteran administrator named associate VP for instruction

Ronald Cervero

Ronald Cervero, a veteran administrator in the College of Education, has been named associate vice president for instruction. The appointment was effective March 1.

Cervero has served as associate dean for outreach and engagement in the College of Education since 2009 and has been a UGA faculty member since 1986.

“Dr. Cervero has a proven record of academic leadership and administration,” said Laura Jolly, vice president for instruction. “He is passionate about the instructional mission and brings a wealth of knowledge and university experience to the position.

“I am confident that Dr. Cervero will provide outstanding leadership for the Office of the Vice President for Instruction,” Jolly also said.

Since Cervero came to UGA 27 years ago as an associate professor of adult education, he has acquired a broad knowledge of UGA and instructional excellence.

He has established working relationships with several of the offices and programs reporting to the vice president for instruction through his administrative functions.

Cervero has served as head of the departments of adult education and lifelong education, administration and policy.

As associate vice president for instruction, Cervero will work with key units and programs within OVPI, providing leadership to improve the levels of support for students.

The associate vice president reports directly to the vice president for instruction.