Lone Star College-Tomball announced Latoya Hardman the campus' new vice president of instruction, effective Jan. 1, in a Dec. 15 news release.

According to LSC-Tomball, the vice president of instruction serves as the chief academic officer for the campus, providing leadership and vision in the direction and administration of instructional departments.

The context

The search for a new vice president of instruction began in July following former Vice President of Instruction Christina Hagerty's departure, as Hagerty accepted a senior associate vice chancellor position with the Lone Star College System Office, according to information from LSC-Tomball.

Hardman, who will assume the role Jan. 1, has served as the dean of instruction at LSC-Houston North for the last two years, according to the release.

She brings over 10 years of teaching experience at the high school and college level and more than 10 years of community college leadership experience to the role, according to the release. Her prior experience includes:
  • Working as a LSC-Tomball instructor
  • Leading as the LSC-Tomball academic initiatives and partnerships director, expanding the college’s precollegiate programs
  • Teaching English at Klein Forest High School in Klein ISD for four years
  • Teaching at Bread and Roses Integrated Arts High School in New York City for three years