Since joining the FSU faculty in 1999, Dr. Pamela Jackson has served in various administrative roles, including as Dean of Business and Economics since 2015. She guided the college in earning reaffirmation of accreditation by the Association for the Advancement of Colleges and Schools of Business (AACSB), the most prestigious accrediting bodies of business schools. Under her leadership, the College of Business has earned national rankings from U.S. News and World Reports, the Princeton Review, the Social Science Research Network, and others. She has earned nearly $5 million in grant funding, increased philanthropic support for the college, and implemented community outreach programs such as the Youth Entrepreneurship Conference and Youth Entrepreneurship Day. She is a member of the Greater Fayetteville Chamber Board of Directors, City of Fayetteville Audit Committee, Cumberland County School's Career and Technical Education Advisory Council, and Fayetteville Urban Ministry's Find-A-Friend Advisory Board. As interim provost, she will have primary responsibility for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of degree programs, instruction, and academic support.