Director of Practical Church Leadership Program | Associate Professor of Nonprofit Administration
Year Started: 2013
Education History: Black Hills State University (B.S. degree), Walden University (M.S. degree in organizational psychology and development), University of South Dakota (Education Doctorate in higher education administration)
Professional History: Dr. Vincent has served in a variety of capacities at DWU since her start in 2013, including executive director of the McGovern Center, dean of the College of Adult and Professional Studies, and associate provost for program development. While serving in administrative capacities, Dr. Vincent has also directed the Nonprofit Administration program and served as a faculty member. She is currently an associate professor and directs the graduate Practical Church Leadership and undergraduate Nonprofit Administration programs.
Areas of Expertise: Her academic research and experience has involved nonprofit governance and development, church administration, academic service-learning, and applied learning. Dr. Vincent has led programming related to community development and food security in East Africa, has spearheaded efforts to launch a number of nonprofits including the South Dakota Nonprofit Network, serves on boards and advisory councils across the region, consults with nonprofits in the area of governance and strategy, and owns a tech company.