(Bradenton, Fla., July 7, 2022) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) has promoted Dr. Ryan Hale to Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness. Hale has been an acting vice president on an interim basis for the past year. He joined the college in 2010 as a mathematics instructor and was the first dean of students at the SCF Collegiate School in Bradenton, and subsequently served as dean of SCF Venice.
As acting vice president, Hale led the Institutional Research division in developing data dashboards to enhance college leadership’s ability to make informed, timely decisions and monitor the progress of the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan. Hale also assisted with the development of a formula under consideration by the Florida Department of Education for creating a new Florida College System funding model.
In his new role, Hale will lead a division that promotes collaboration, planning, and process improvement collegewide. He also will oversee the Information Technology department as it supports the institution’s evolving technological and telecommunications needs.
“I’m grateful for the opportunity to lead a dynamic team as we continue the work of finding new processes and efficiencies to drive the 2021-2026 Strategic Plan forward,” said Hale.
“Dr. Hale has proven himself as an analytical leader who has directly helped students, faculty and staff in various roles,” said SCF President Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld. “His leadership will be an asset to our college community.”
Hale earned a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from Grand Valley State University and a Master of Science in pharmacy from the University of Florida. He completed his doctorate in education and leadership, with an emphasis in higher education administration at Barry University, publishing his dissertation “Predictors of College Mathematics Readiness: A Mixed Methods Study.”
For more information and to view SCF’s Strategic Plan, visit SCF.edu/StrategicPlan.