Queens University of Charlotte: Today and Tomorrow

Speaker Date: May 19, 2023

The chief academic officer of Queens will visit with the Seniors Scholars to share an update on current campus activities as well as discuss the aspirational strategic vision that is guiding its plans for the near future.

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Dr. Sarah Fatherly
Chief Academic Officer, Queens University


Sarah Fatherly is the chief academic officer for Queens University of Charlotte, overseeing all academic programs and services. Having served in that role since 2017, Dr. Fatherly has almost two decades of experience in academic administration.

She joined the Queens community in 2012 as associate provost and dean of university programs providing a renewed focus to undergraduate student success and retention. In addition to scholarship in her academic fields of study, Fatherly has published and presented widely on scaling high-impact practices, equity-minded curriculum innovation, faculty development practices, and campus partnerships for student success.

She earned a B.A. from Gustavus Adolphus College, an M.A., and a Ph.D. in United States History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.