School of Education’s Bach Named Vice Provost
October 26, 2022
BATON ROUGE, LA – Jacqueline Bach, PhD has been named the Vice Provost for Academic Programs and Support Services in the Office of Academic Affairs. She oversees five academic support units including: LSU Discover, Communication across the Curriculum, LSU Cain Center, Center for Community Engagement, Learning & Leadership and the Cox Academic Center for Student Athletes while providing administrative guidance for the Learning & Teaching Collaborative, a program dedicated to faculty enhancement and development.
"Dr. Bach is a valued colleague in the School of Education and the University is fortunate to have someone with her dedication, work ethic, and knowledge of academic programs and student services. She is an outstanding scholar in the School of Education, a strong leader as Associate Dean for our College of Human Sciences and Education, and is now the ideal person to serve on the leadership team of our University as its newest Vice Provost," said LSU School of Education Interim Director, Laura Choate.
Bach is an experienced faculty member and administrator, serving most recently as Acting Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Support Services and Provost’s Fellow in the Office of Academic Affairs and Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Services in the College of Human Sciences and Education, or CHSE. In addition, she has served as the Director of LSU’s Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program and in the 2013-14 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program cohort. Bach will continue to hold the Elena and Albert LeBlanc professorship in English Education and Curriculum Theory.
Bach is a professor of English Education and Curriculum Theory at Louisiana State University in the School of Education. Her scholarship examines how young adult literature engages teachers and students in conversations about social issues, the ways in which popular culture informs (and might improve) pedagogy, and the preparation of secondary English/Language Arts teachers. She is a former high school English teacher. Dr. Bach received her PhD in philosophy from Oklahoma State University in 2006, her master's in English from the University of West Florida and her bachelor's in English/secondary English education from Florida State University.