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Dr. Christopher Matheny Biography

Executive Vice President/Chief Academic Officer

Dr. Christopher Matheny currently serves as Executive Vice President/Chief Academic Officer at Fox Valley Technical College. His areas of responsibility include academic administration of all instructional areas, Student Services, Global Education & Services, Business & Industry Services, College Marketing, regional campuses & centers, K-12 Partnerships, Diversity & Inclusion Services, and Center for Instructional Excellence.

Matheny joined Fox Valley Technical College as Vice President of Student Services in 2004. He was promoted to Vice President for Student & Community Development in June 2008 and has served as Vice President/Chief Academic Officer since January 2010. Prior to joining the College, Matheny served in various student services roles at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL. Matheny’s career also includes work with students through IIT Federal Services Corporation and at DePaul University.

Active in the community, Matheny has served on several boards and planning committees, is a member of the Community Health Action Team (CHAT), the Bay Area Workforce Development Board, and the Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce Board. He is also a past Board member of the Fox Cities Rotary Multicultural Center and the FVTC Foundation Board.

Matheny received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from DePaul University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.