Tuesday, June 13, 2017

After 23 Years at College, VP Grover Retiring

Barbara Grover is retiring June 23 as Salt Lake Community College Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness.

Grover earned her undergraduate degree in population biology from Princeton University and a Master of Science in Mathematics from University of Oregon. She has been at SLCC for 23 years and has served as Vice President since 2010. Most recently she has been involved with the College Coordinating Council, College Planning Council, Institutional Review Board and Student Analytics Committee.

“Barbara Grover’s passion for students and their academic success has been the cornerstone of her outstanding teaching and administrative career at SLCC,” said SLCC Provost Dr. Clifton Sanders. “Her leadership in the evolution of SLCC Institutional Effectiveness, Institutional Research, Assessment and Analytics has produced an outstanding foundation for achieving excellence in our service to students and the community.”

Grover was a tenured mathematics professor and an SLCC Teaching Excellence Award recipient. She was the accreditation liaison officer for SLCC as well as the Senate Curriculum Committee chairwoman and Academic Division chairwoman. As VP, Grover oversaw Institutional Inquiry and Analysis, Institutional Research, Center for Innovation and Professional Development, Faculty Teaching and Learning Center and Educational Initiatives. Before SLCC she taught computer science and math at Central Oregon Community College.