WCET's 28th Annual Meeting

Vice Provost for Distributed Learning
University of the Pacific
Vernon C. Smith is vice provost for distributed learning at the University of the Pacific. He is formerly chief academic officer at MyCollege Foundation, creating a college from scratch: Portmont College at Mount St. Mary’s (now MSMC Online). He served over 20 years as faculty, faculty chair, dean, and vice president of academic affairs at Rio Salado College, a Maricopa Community College, where he was recognized for outstanding teaching, innovation, and leadership. His B.A. and Master of organizational behavior degrees are from Brigham Young University; his Ph.D. in higher education organization and administration is from the University of Arizona.