Edward Waters University Appoints Genyne Henry Boston as Provost

Genyne Henry Boston was appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Florida.

“I am truly honored to join in support of advancing the demonstrably tremendous vision of President Faison and the Edward Waters University community as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs,” said Dr. Boston. “I am equally excited to work alongside our exceptional faculty, staff, and students to further enhance the academic experience, foster innovation, and promote the pursuit of knowledge in a rapidly changing world.”

Prior to joining Edward Waters University, Dr. Boston served as associate provost for academic and faculty affairs at Florida A&M University and chief of staff to the provost at the university. Earlier, she served as the chair for the department of English at Florida A&M University and as the department’s director of composition studies. Dr. Boston also served as the university’s deputy director of athletics.

Dr. Boston earned a bachelor’s degree in English, a master’s degree in English, and a Ph.D. in English literature, all from Florida State University.

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