Shonda Gibson

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Texas A&M University System

Shonda Gibson is the associate vice chancellor of the Texas A&M University (TAMU) System, a role she took on in 2018. This followed two years as associate provost for institutional effectiveness and research at Texas A&M University-Commerce. Gibson served in a variety of roles at TAMU-Commerce including interim vice president for student access and success, accreditation liaison for the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, executive director for institutional effectiveness and research, and executive director for global learning and quality enhancement plan. Gibson also served on the Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Program Advisory Committee, where she helped create and implement the state’s first competency-based degree offered by an accredited public institution. She also led the Institute for Competency-Based Education, a collaborative focused on experimentation and research to advance the understanding of competency-based education. Gibson holds four degrees from TAMU-Commerce: a bachelor’s degree, an MBA, an M.S. in psychology, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology.