Dr. Tiffany Hernandez named Vice President for Student Success

May 20, 2022

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Dr. Tiffany Hernandez has been appointed Vice President for Student Success at San Antonio College.

Her SAC career began in 2009, where she has served in numerous faculty and leadership roles. Most recently, she served as the interim Vice President for Student Success and, before that, she was Dean of the division.

VPSSTiffany Hernandez.jpgDr. Hernandez began her career at San Antonio College in 2009 as a member of the Criminal Justice faculty. She served as program coordinator, taught nine separate courses, and served as a pre-law advisor until she was selected to serve as the Interim Chairperson for the Language, Philosophy, and Culture Department. She was named chairperson of the Public Policy and Service Department in Fall 2016. Dr. Hernandez has held several leadership positions at San Antonio College, including president of the Faculty Senate, faculty advisor to the Student Government Association, and chairperson of the District Council of Chairs. 

Before coming to SAC, Dr. Hernandez served as a prosecuting attorney in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office in Arizona.  She is a proud veteran, having served on active duty and as a reservist in the United States Air Force. She earned a doctorate in criminal justice from Texas State University, a juris doctorate from the University of Utah College of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language from the University of Arizona.

In 2020, she was named SAC’s accreditation liaison to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). SAC will formally apply for reaffirmation of its accreditation in 2026.

The Division of Student Success provides students with co-curricular opportunities that are essential to enriching their college experience. As vice president, Dr. Hernandez will oversee several offices including:

  • Admissions & Records
  • Advising
  • DisABILITY Support Services
  • Enrollment Services
  • Empowerment Center
  • Enrollment Services
  • International Student Services
  • Student Advocacy Center and Counseling
  • Student Life
  • Title IX and Student Conduct
  • TRIO STEM SSS and TRIO Veterans SSS
  • TRIO Upward Bound and TRIO Upward Bound Math and Science
  • Victory Center and Veterans Affairs