Lynette Livingston

2022-23 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellow
Dr. Lynette Livingston joined Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) in 2013 and currently serves as the interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs. Her progressive leadership experiences at CVTC include past roles in Curriculum and as an Academic dean. Throughout Livingston’s higher education career, she has led multiple academic programs in achieving program-level accreditation and implemented innovative deliveries and academic initiatives to grow enrollment and increase student success. These effective strategies include a new associate of arts degree with three regional university partners and High School Dual Credit Academies serving over 40 school districts.

Dr. Livingston has special interests that focus on collaboration, specifically between business and education partners with a focus on access, opportunity, and mutual benefit. Livingston’s background includes training in continuous improvement using SMART goals, and she is an experienced Wisconsin Forward Award evaluator that uses the Baldrige Criteria as its framework, as well as an Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) accreditation peer reviewer. Livingston proudly served in public K12 education as a dual credit teacher for 14 years and a district-level administrator for five years. She was also a founding member of two successful charter schools.

Livingston is a first-generation college student, holds a doctorate degree in Career and Technical Education from the University of Wisconsin -Stout, a master’s degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, and a bachelor’s degree in Business Education from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.