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Learning and development at VCU

The Learning, Development and Organizational Culture (LDOC) department offers a variety of training, professional and career development opportunities to VCU employees. The unit supports the mission, values and strategic goals of the university by: 

  • Overseeing new employee and new manager orientation.
  • Designing and delivering in-person and virtual training, learning programs, and professional development courses.
  • Partnering with departments and units across VCU to achieve a variety of leadership, management and team skill, competency and performance-related goals.
  • Overseeing the learning management system (LMS), part of the Talent@VCU platform.
  • Assists units with group and organizational development.
  • Collaborates closely with other HR departments, including Employee Relations, in the pursuit of employee success and development. 


Meet the LDOC team 

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   Leslee Gensinger

   Learning and development manager


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   Jeremy Bost

   Leadership development program manager

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   Karen Fields

   Learning, development and organizational culture training administrator

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   Rosalind Harris

   Executive assistant

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   Travis King

   Learning instructional technology coordinator

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   Penny McFarline

   Organizational development specialist

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   Shana Ryman

   Learning, development and culture specialist  


Contact LDOC



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