Interim Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services Lenora Keas Ms. Lenora Keas is the College’s Interim Provost and Vice President of Instruction and Student Services. She serves as the chief academic and student services officer. Lenora is currently collaborating with the College’s Executive Team on the successful implementation of the $157 million Capital Improvement Program, completion of the five-year accreditation review by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS), and strengthening of the College’s role in building the Coastal Bend’s workforce. Lenora’s 27 years as a tenured classroom Professor, her experience as Chair of the Department of Business Administration, and her oversight of academic, business and technical programs are key to her appointment as Interim Provost. Her leadership of Del Mar’s strategic planning initiatives successfully concluded Access to Excellence, Strategic Plan 2009-2014 and launched Reach Forward. Deliver Excellence, Strategic Plan 2014-2019. She was involved with the past three SACSCOC 10-year reviews for the College and served on two SACSCOC off-site monitoring teams evaluating other community colleges. More recently, Lenora’s efforts have grown the College’s partnerships with Coastal Bend business, industry, regional school districts and area universities significantly. Lenora holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Small Business Management) and a Masters of Business Administration in Business and Industrial Management from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. During her interim appointment, Lenora maintains her portfolio of responsibility as the Vice President of Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives.