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Doris Savron Appointed Vice President for Career Connectors Board of Directors

By Michele Mitchum

Savron, who was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2023, brings over 23 years of professional experience to the role.

University of Phoenix and Career Connectors, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering career seekers and organizations, are pleased to announce the appointment of the University’s Vice Provost for Colleges, Assessment, and Curriculum Doris Savron as Vice President for the Career Connectors Board of Directors. The term of the appointment is two years and will conclude December 31, 2025. Savron brings over 23 years of experience in higher education to her new role.

"I am honored to serve as Vice President for the Career Connectors Board of Directors and to serve in a leadership capacity alongside my fellow members of the Board. The organization's commitment to supporting job seekers with the tools and resources needed for success deeply resonates with me, and I look forward to contributing to its mission," shares Savron.

Career Connectors is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to building a better community – one organization, one career at a time. Hosting multiple networking, career and educational events per year, the Phoenix-based organization seeks to deliver content that is relevant and actionable for professionals. Free professional services include resume reviews, LinkedIn coaching, social media coaching and educational opportunities.

Jessica Pierce, CEO of Career Connectors, states, “I am profoundly grateful to welcome Doris Savron as Vice President for the Career Connectors Board of Directors. Her unparalleled expertise, spanning over two decades in higher education, and her commitment to transformative learning align seamlessly with our mission. Doris brings invaluable insights that will undoubtedly elevate our efforts to empower individuals on their career journeys. Together, we look forward to making a lasting impact in the lives of job seekers and the community we serve.”

In her capacity as Vice Provost for Colleges, Assessment, and Curriculum, Doris oversees the strategy for University of Phoenix academic programs, curriculum design, institutional assessment, and faculty. Her extensive career at the University includes roles such as associate faculty, campus vice president, regional vice president of student services, and college operations.

Savron is a first-generation college graduate who understands the transformative power of education. She is passionate about supporting older adult students in navigating their life responsibilities while earning their degrees. She recently completed a six-year term at the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and serves on committees like the DEI professionals committee for the Chamber. She served on the advisory council for UPCEA and AACRAO’s new Convergence Conference in 2023 focused on the emerging field of alternative credentials in Higher Education.

As a recognized expert in curriculum design and micro-credentialing, Savron is often sought out as a speaker. Her advocacy for women in leadership extends to international projects in India, Zambia, and the U.S., supporting women to achieve their potential in their professions.

About Career Connectors

Career Connectors is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that is innovating how people land careers and employers build talent. As Arizona’s fastest-growing employment services program, check out our unparalleled breadth of offerings at

About University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix innovates to help working adults enhance their careers and develop skills in a rapidly changing world. Flexible schedules, relevant courses, interactive learning, skills-mapped curriculum for our bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, and a Career Services for Life® commitment help students more effectively pursue career and personal aspirations while balancing their busy lives. For more information, visit