Jane Fernandes - Gifted and influential bilingual/bicultural educator

Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at University of North Carolina - Asheville

Nationality

American

Work category

Education and Training

Education

PhD/Doctorate

Profile Activity

Jane K. Fernandes is the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. An advocate for diversity and equal opportunity, Jane K. Fernandes has worked in many educational and administrative capacities over the course of her long career.

After graduating from The University of Iowa with a PhD in Comparative Literature, Jane K. Fernandes worked at a series of academic positions that included roles at Northeastern University, Gallaudet University, and Kapi’olani Community College.

Jane Fernandes's Professional Experience

2008 - Present

University of North Carolina - Asheville - Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Chief academic officer. Responsible for 40 academic majors and 30 concentrations, the University library, enrollment services, academic support programs, institutional technology services and institutional research. Responsible for the development and administration of annual budget.

2000 - 2006
Key Skills
Academic leadership
1990 - 1995
Key Skills
Academic leadership, Operations Management

Jane Fernandes's Education and Qualifications

1986

PhD/Doctorate - Comparative Literature

University of Iowa

1980

Masters/PostGrad - Comparative Literature

University of Iowa

1978

Bachelor/Degree - Comparative Literature, French

Trinity College

Jane Fernandes's Additional Information

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Languages

Interests

Gardening, walking, reading

Memberships

Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People