Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration
Rob Anderson currently serves as Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Community and Technical College System of West Virginia. Prior to becoming Interim Executive Vice Chancellor for Administration in September 2011, he served as Senior Director of Policy and Planning for more than four years. His career in West Virginia’s higher education system has focused on the areas of administration, public policy, research, and strategic planning. His scholarly focus has been in the areas of student access and financial aid policy with a particular interest in merit aid programs and their impact on institutional and student outcomes.
Previously, he served as Director of Research and Planning for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission in Nashville, Tennessee and as an administrator and instructor at Montreat College in Montreat, North Carolina.
Mr. Anderson received his B.A. in English from The Citadel and a M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has completed coursework and comprehensive exams for his Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration within the Institute of Higher Education at the University of Georgia.
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