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Chancellor for a Day

Chancellor For A Day Program

Apply Now For A Great Leadership Experience

Open to Graduate and Undergraduate Students Enrolled at FSU

You will be “Chancellor for a Day” and participate in all of the activities and meetings scheduled for Chancellor James A. Anderson. The main goals of the program are to: 1.) give students an opportunity to be a part of the administrative process; 2.) emphasize the role of the student in the university; 3.) give students experience in the decision making process; and 4.) enable students to gain some understanding of the leadership skills required for managing a multifaceted organization and the synergy required for operating as a whole.

Students interested in being selected must submit a completed Chancellor for a Day Application Form. Fill in the information as requested and email all applications to

Applications will initially be reviewed for the Chancellor by the Selection Committee, which is comprised of students, faculty, staff, and representatives from the Student Government Association and the Chancellor’s Office. Notification of acceptance will be sent from the Chancellor’s Office.

Shivaliben "Shivali" Patel

Chancellor for a Day February 3, 2016

PatelShivali stated that she “strives to be the best representative for FSU, whether it is on campus by doing research with professors as an LSAMP scholar, or off-campus serving as a tutor at the Fayetteville Urban Ministry.” She feels that as Chancellor for a Day she will learn more about administrative processes as well as other things, which would make her a better and more successful person. Always striving for excellence, she has been on the Chancellor’s Honors List each semester.

She serves as Secretary for the American Chemical Society chapter at FSU and Treasurer for Beta Kappa Chi National Honor Society. She is a member of the planning committee for the FSU Global Community and has hosted Kiwali Day, China Day, and other events involving the Fulbright Language Teaching Assistants. She is actively engaged as a member of the National Scientific Honor Society, the Pre-Pharmacy Club, Bronco Women, and the Materials Research Society. Working as an LSAMP scholar, she has presented her research findings at FSU and at many conferences throughout the state.

Whether it is at a toy or food distribution site for persons needing assistance, or at one of the flu clinics being held by pharmacists in Fayetteville, Shivali will be found there ready and willing to help. Currently residing in Dunn NC, she is originally from Gujarat, India and came to the United States in 2008. Her ultimate educational goal is to earn a Ph.D. in Clinical Research.

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