Title: Associate Provost, DeVry University

Jesús Fernández, Ed.D., is the associate provost of curriculum at DeVry University and has served in educational management capacities at DeVry University. Prior to his role as associate provost, Fernández acted as the national dean of curriculum and instruction, national dean of academic quality and assessment and was the founding dean of academic affairs for DeVry University’s Miramar Campus in Florida.

While at DeVry University, he has spearheaded the implementation of DeVry’s national colleges as well as the development of a several new bachelor’s and master’s degree master’s degree programs in the areas of liberal arts and sciences programs. He has also been active in accreditation activities including the development of an application for DeVry University to offer undergraduate and

Fernández has more than 10 years of educational management experience and has participated in numerous educational conferences, acting as a peer reviewer as well as an invited speaker and participant. He is a NSHMBA Executive Circle Honoree and Founding Member, a member of the American Educational Research Association and a member of the editorial board for the Business Journal of Hispanic Research. He has held numerous roles with the National Society of Hispanic MBA’s, serving as National President and CEO from 1996 to 1997.

He holds a doctorate of education in adult education and human resource development from Florida International University in Miami, Florida and a master’s of business administration from Barry University’s Andreas School of Business in Miami, Florida and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.



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