Lenore Rodicio is a nationally recognized leader in higher education. A native of Miami, Florida, Dr. Rodicio is currently engaged as a Senior Fellow for transformation initiatives funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; and as a Senior Fellow at the Aspen Institute College Excellence Program. She also serves as a Strategy Coach for Achieving the Dream, and as a Complete College America Fellow Dr. Rodicio previously served as Executive Vice President and Provost at Miami Dade College. Most of Dr. Rodicio’s work has centered on equitable student access, success and achievement; the recruitment of minoritized populations to the STEM fields; increased access to liberal education for all students; and continuous improvement of the teaching and learning process.
In 2021, Dr. Rodicio received the Association for General & Liberal Studies Award for National Leadership in General and Liberal Education for her efforts to advance equity in liberal education. In recognition of her role and voice in higher education in Florida, she was selected as a 2019 Miami Herald Influencer. In 2020, she received the Hispanic Leadership Award in Education from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She was named one of South Florida’s influential business women by South Florida Business Journal in 2018. In 2017, she was also named the In the Company of Women Outstanding Woman in Education Honoree by the Miami-Dade Commission for Women of Miami-Dade Parks.
Outside of her professional work, Dr. Rodicio is married to her husband of over twenty years, is the mother of five children, and is an avid baker.Learn More