Dr. Stella Lovato Named Interim Vice President of Academic Success

August 9, 2021

Office of Marketing & Strategic Communications

Dr. Stella Lovato has been appointed Interim Vice President of Academic Success for San Antonio College.

While serving in this interim position, she will remain in her current leadership role as Vice President of College Services.

Lovato Interim copy.jpgDr. Lovato began her long affiliation with SAC and the Alamo Colleges District as a student, earning an associate degree in dental assisting. She then embarked on an academic journey that ultimately led to earning a doctorate and becoming both a successful academic and administrative leader. 

She has served in numerous faculty and leadership positions at SAC, including as Professor and Chair for the Department of Allied Health and Kinesiology. She also has held a variety of institutional service roles, including as Coach for the 4 Disciplines of Execution, Vice President of the Faculty Senate, Chair for the Alamo Colleges District Chairs Council, and as a member of the Baldrige Committee, among many others. 

She was appointed Vice President of College Services in 2016.  She oversees such key functions and services as College Services, Risk Management, Campus Logistics, the College Budget Office, the Office of Technology Services, the Scobee Education Center, the William R. Sinkin Eco Centro, Integrated Planning and Performance Excellence, and the Office of Marketing and Strategic Communications. 

Dr. Lovato earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Health Professions at Texas State University, a master’s in Education at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and her Ph.D. in Adult Professional and Community Education at Texas State University.