Dr. Julie Penley serves as the vice president of research, accreditation and planning (RAP) at El Paso Community College in El Paso, Texas. In that role, she oversees the areas of accreditation, institutional effectiveness, planning, quality enhancement plan, research, and student learning outcomes. She also serves as the college’s institutional accreditation liaison. Prior to leading the RAP Division, Dr. Penley served in the Instruction and Workforce Education Division for 16 years as a tenured faculty member, instructional dean, and associate vice president of Instruction and Student Success.
Dr. Penley is an alumna of the Aspen Institute’s Rising Presidents Fellowship, the NWCCU/SACSCOC Data Equity Fellowship, the American Psychological Association’s Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology, and Leadership El Paso. Over the course of her career, she has served on numerous local, state, and national boards committed to community and educational advancement.
M.A. (Higher Education Administration) | New Mexico State University
Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) | The University of Texas at El Paso
M.A. (Experimental Psychology) | The University of Texas at El Paso
B.A. (Psychology) | The University of Texas at El Paso
Vice President, Research, Accreditation and Planning | El Paso Community College, El Paso TX
Associate Vice President, Instruction and Student Success | El Paso Community College, El Paso TX
Dean of Instructional Programs and Campus Dean | El Paso Community College, El Paso TX
Associate Professor of Psychology | El Paso Community College, El Paso TX
Evaluation Coordinator | The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso TX