Ravinder Dayal serves as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Carrington College. Dayal was previously Associate Provost of Innovation for DeVry University. She has held several leadership positions throughout DeVry University, including Dean of Academic Operations, Dean of Online Academic Affairs, Dean of Faculty and Programs and Dean of Curriculum. Dayal also served as Faculty Development Manager of DeVry University Online. In addition, she has served as an assistant professor in the business programs at DeVry’s Columbus campus.
Dayal is a visionary leader with a passion for enhancing the student experience to meet the needs of the diverse communities served by Carrington College. Her 20 years of experience in higher education have provided the background and expertise to implement programs and best practices to address the needs of Carrington College’s Hispanic, African American and Native American students. Through creating a quality educational experience for these diverse populations, Dayal is a driving contributor to inclusion in healthcare for both providers and patients.
Dayal holds a master’s degree in Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning from Ohio State University, a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, Finance and Urban Land Economics from the University of British Columbia.
Areas of expertise includes process improvement, online curriculum deliver and design, faculty development, fiscal responsibility and accreditation. Dayal is focused on serving students who are underserved and the first to go to college in their family. This occurs by demonstrating Carrington CARE to each of the students, giving them one-on-one support and guidance throughout their educational journey.