Havens Gerardo’s journey through education brought her to Virginia Tech in August 2017 as vice provost for enrollment management. She is leading the development, articulation, and implementation of a multidimensional enrollment management strategy that aligns with Virginia Tech’s long-range strategic goals.
Informational workshops hosted recently by Adaptive Brain and Behavior Destination Area brought together faculty and researchers to learn about work in brain plasticity as it pertains to decision-making, physical and psychological trauma, and development across the lifespan.
Pinkney will bring 23 years of financial and administrative management in higher education and state legislative experience to Virginia Tech, spending the last 14 years in progressively higher-level management positions at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The gift from David Calhoun will also support the development and implementation of curricula for the Calhoun Honors Discovery Program, a pilot model for collaborative learning within the Honors College that will train graduates for the 21st century’s innovation economy.
Calhoun’s $20 million donation supports the launch of a pilot model of collaborative learning within the Honors College. A special event for the media and guests will be held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. in the Moss Arts Center.