Dr. Vicki Lewis McGarvey is a first-generation college student who earned both her master’s and doctoral degrees while working full-time. As Vice Provost for Temple’s University College, Vicki wears many hats, overseeing a wide variety of programs for learners of every age — from Temple’s Summer and Pre-college Programs to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
Dr. McGarvey also directs the ProRanger Philadelphia program, a partnership between Temple and the National Park Service to train law enforcement rangers. She has a personal passion for the nation’s natural treasures. In her free time, you can find her in a state or national park camping with her family.
Prior to joining Temple University in 2001, Dr. McGarvey held positions in scientific, financial and research administration in the medical schools at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania. She also served as the administrative and financial officer for the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Work.
Dr. McGarvey holds a B.A. in natural sciences and an M.B.A. from the Johns Hopkins University and an Ed.D. in higher education administration from the University of Pennsylvania.