Christina Lavorata serves as Fairmont State University’s Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. She earned an Ed D in Curriculum and Instruction from West Virginia University, an MA in Elementary Education with Reading Emphasis from WVU, and a BA from Fairmont State College in Elementary Education with Social Studies concentration. She previously served Fairmont State University as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and as Professor of Education.
Lavorata is the past president and vice-president of the West Virginia Association of Academic Administrators and currently serves as the organization’s treasurer. While teaching in Marion County Public Schools, she was named Language Arts Teacher of the Year and County Teacher of the Year.
Chris enjoys participating in Fairmont State Fine Arts activities and has performed with the Collegiate Singers and in Town and Gown productions of The Sound of Music and Oklahoma! She has served on the boards of two United Way agencies: Literacy Volunteers and The Connecting Link.