Shannon McCarty
VP of Learning and Instruction

Dr. Shannon McCarty the Vice President of Learning and Instruction at Calbright. She is an academic affairs leader and educator, who is passionate about student success, innovation, learning, and teaching. It is the combination of passion and innovative experiences that have allowed Dr. McCarty to be successful in multiple higher education roles. These roles include VP of Academic Affairs at Bay Path University, Vice President of Teaching and Learning at National University, and several leadership roles at Rio Salado College. Her academic responsibilities include strategic academic leadership for robust programs stemming from undergraduate to doctoral programs, operational management for online program offerings, oversight and implementation of an online digital strategy, and an Adjunct Academy to recruit, hire, onboard, develop, and support adjunct faculty. She has managed a broad spectrum of areas, including Curriculum, Accreditation, Grants and Funding, Institutional Research, Instructional Design, Research and Development, and Teaching and Learning teams. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Masters in Educational Leadership, and a Doctorate in Adult Education

Shannon McCarty