Higher education veteran Carol Howerton is senior strategic advisor for workforce development for Marshall University’s Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI). She is a Logan resident who has extensive knowledge and extensive higher education experience and knowledge of the manufacturing industry. As a member of RCBI’s outreach staff she assist in visiting companies and responding directly to their training needs.
Howerton previously served as associate vice president for academic affairs at Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, where she also served as grants manager. From 1999 to 2014, Howerton was chair of the college’s Division of Applied and Industrial Technology.
She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and computer science from Concord College and a Master of Science degree in management information studies from the West Virginia College of Graduate Studies.