Broward College has selected Dr. Marielena DeSanctis as its Provost and SVP for Academic Affairs and Student Services. Dr. DeSanctis has been with Broward College since 4/2014 and has served as its Interim Provost & SVP for Academic Affairs and Student Services since 7/2018. Prior to this post, she has served as President of its Central Campus and Health Science and Public Safety Pathways, Vice President of Student Services and an adjunct instructor. Before joining Broward College, she also served in a variety of positions with the School Board of Broward County, FL. for nine years. In addition, she has been an active committee member and leader of several professional organizations including state President of the Florida Association of School Administrators. As an engineer, she worked nationally in the field of water and wastewater. A native of Florida, DeSanctis has a doctoral degree in educational leadership and administration from Florida Atlantic University, a master’s degree in educational leadership and administration from Nova Southeastern University, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.