2008-2009 New Faculty Profiles
Division of Academic Affairs
Dr. Brian R. Chapman has been appointed Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. An experienced higher education administrator and educator, he comes to UNC Wilmington from West Texas A&M University, where he has served as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs since August 2005. Prior to joining the administration at West Texas A&M, he served five years as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Sam Houston State University.
|Dr. Jose E. Hernandez, former Director of Diversity and Inclusion for the University of South Florida, joins UNCW as Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity and Inclusion on Aug. 11.
Hernandez will work with UNCW and the community to develop, implement and manage programs, practices and policies that foster structural equity resulting in a more inclusive, egalitarian and collaborative environment. In supporting UNCW's strategic goal of embracing and enhancing diversity, he will assume a leading role in fostering a climate of appreciation for differences within members of the student body, faculty and staff. He will also serve as adjunct faculty in the Watson School of Education.