Dr. Shawnda Navarro Floyd is a collaborative and innovative leader with more than 19 years of experience in higher education. She most recently served as executive vice president for academic affairs and student success for North Lake College, where she worked with faculty, administrators, and professional support staff to assist students in completing their educational goals. She has an extensive background in teaching and learning, faculty supervision, pathways work, educational partnerships, and dual credit, as well as strategic planning and change management. Dr. Navarro Floyd focuses on fostering a positive student experience, promoting teaching excellence, championing innovation across the college, and developing strong internal and external partnerships.
Prior to coming to Dallas College, Dr. Navarro Floyd spent eleven years at Brookdale Community College in Lincroft, NJ. At Brookdale, she served in varying faculty roles from adjunct instructor English to associate professor of English, ending her tenure there in the role of department chair.
Dr. Navarro Floyd also enjoyed the public and private practice of law before transitioning to higher education. Her law practice included service as a deputy attorney general for the State of New Jersey. Dr. Navarro Floyd holds an Ed.D. in higher education with a community college emphasis from Rowan University and a J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.
Ed.D., Educational Leadership| Rowan University
M.A., Education | University of Phoenix
J.D. | Temple University Law School
B.A., English Literature | Rider University