Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Studies and the Executive Director of the UWC and ASC
Dr. Balester is Assistant Provost for Undergraduate Studies and the Executive Director of the Academic Success Center and the University Writing Center. She serves as Undergraduate Ombuds. Dr. Balester holds the rank of Professor in the Department of English where she engaged in teaching, research, and service related to rhetoric and writing, including serving as the Director of Writing Programs with responsibility for the writing center, freshman English, technical writing, and writing about literature. Her research agenda focuses on diversity in language as it relates to higher education and to writing pedagogy.