Fayetteville State University in North Carolina Names Its New Provost

Pam Jackson has been named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at Fayetteville State University in North Carolina. She has been serving as interim provost since December 2017.

Dr. Jackson has been on the staff at the university for almost 13 years. She began her career as assistant dean for assessment and retention in the Broadwell College of Business and Economics from 2006 to 2007. She served as associate dean and pre-business director of the College of Business and Economics from 2007 to 2015.  Dr. Jackson served as dean of the College from August 2015 until her appointment as interim vice chancellor.

“I could not be more pleased to welcome Dr. Pam Jackson as a permanent member of my senior administrative team,” said FSU Chancellor James Anderson. “We had several highly qualified candidates apply for the position and after extensive interviews with the faculty, staff and students, it was clear to the selection committee that the most qualified candidate was Dr. Jackson. In her time as Dean of the Broadwell College of Business and Economics and as interim provost, she demonstrated her talents as both a scholar and an administrator, and she will serve Fayetteville State University well.”

Dr. Jackson holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Albion College in Michigan, a master of public administration degree from Troy University in Alabama, an MBA from Fayetteville State University, and a Ph.D. in information technology/information systems from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

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