Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success
Dr. Harriet R. Fayne
Dr. Harriet (Niki) Fayne is the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success at Lehman College, City University of New York. Reporting directly to the President, Dr. Fayne is the College's chief academic officer, working with key personnel across campus to ensure that students receive high quality instruction and that faculty members have the resources necessary to be productive teacher-scholars.
Dr. Fayne was appointed Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success in July 2018 after serving as Interim Provost for two years. From 2011-2016, she served as dean of the Lehman College's School of Education. Earlier, Dr. Fayne spent sixteen years as Education Department Chair before becoming the inaugural dean of the School of Professional Studies at Otterbein University in Westerville Ohio. Dr. Fayne holds a B.A. with a major in American Studies from Barnard College, an M.A.T. in Social Studies Education from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in educational psychology from Columbia University.
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