Elva LeBlanc has been named the first executive vice chancellor and provost for Tarrant County College, after a nationwide search.
Tarrant County College Chancellor Eugene Giovannini made the announcement March 10.
The executive vice chancellor and provost is the college’s highest-ranking academic and administrative officer after the chancellor. LeBlanc, who currently serves as president of Tarrant County College Northwest Campus, begin her new role on June 1, 2017.
As executive vice chancellor and provost, LeBlanc will be responsible for the planning, development and administration of the college’s core areas of academic affairs and student success. LeBlanc also will oversee TCC’s six campus presidents, district academic programs, enrollment and support services, department chairs, as well as economic and workforce development initiatives. LeBlanc will also have a “pivotal role in the execution and implementation of TCC’s strategic plan,” according to a news release.
As president of TCC Northwest, LeBlanc has provided leadership in creating and running the county’s first early college high school, increasing collaboration with the public schools, expanding strategic partnerships with business and industry, developing workforce programs in response to the community needs and expanding a satellite campus at Alliance airport, according to the news release.
Prior to joining TCC, LeBlanc served as president of Galveston College and executive vice president for instructional affairs at Austin Community College.
A former Tarrant County College student, LeBlanc earned Bachelor of Science, Master of Education and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the University of North Texas.