Samantha Lenci, EdD
Provost and Vice President - Academic
Samantha was named Provost and Vice President - Academic in August 2017. She brings with her expertise in the design, development, implementation and measurement of complex strategies about teaching and learning.
Samantha’s educational experience started at what was then called Mount Royal College (now University), where she earned a diploma in Early Childhood Education in 1991. She went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in Community Rehabilitation from the University of Calgary in 1995, and returned there for her masters of education degree, where she specialized in adult education and workplace learning. She holds a Doctor of Education degree from U of C, where she has specialized in higher education leadership.
Samantha has spent more than 20 years leading a variety of programs in education that provided leadership, community development, strategic planning, project management and program development during stints at Mount Royal University, Bow Valley College and SAIT. Most recently, she has worked as associate vice president of Academic Services at SAIT. In her new position, she looks forward to supporting and building upon the college’s teaching and learning strengths and working closely with all members of the community to realize the college’s strategic goals.
As Provost, Samantha oversees Lethbridge College’s entire educational offering and provides leadership to ensure Centres and Departments meet their academic goals.
She is the college’s primary champion for academic excellence in teaching and learning, and the integration of academic and non-academic services.
The Academic Portfolio Includes:
- Centre for Business, Arts and Sciences
- Centre for Health and Wellness
- Centre for Justice and Human Services
- Centre for Technology, Environment and Design
- Centre for Trades
Academic Support Services: