FSU Names Associate Dean of Academic Partnerships
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C., (May 10, 2022) - Fayetteville State University has named Pamela Baldwin, associate dean of Academic Partnerships. In her new role, Baldwin will Baldwin will be responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of programs and services that facilitate the successful transition of first-year students into the university and subsequent retention into the second year. Evaluates the first-year seminar courses and retention initiatives in collaboration with the Bronco One Stop. The position also supervises the two (2) Early College High School Liaisons.
"I am happy to welcome Dr. Baldwin to our FSU team. Her years of experience in the K-12 arena will help FSU grow its footprint among public, private and charter schools across our state," says Dr. Leach, Provost and Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Baldwin comes to FSU with over 23 years' experience in education, with extensive classroom and administrative leadership and a deep research background focused on the "opportunity gap," and student voice initiatives. Most recently, the Hampton, Virginia, native served as the head of school/superintendent for Global Scholars Academy in Durham, North Carolina, where she operated as the district and school chief executive and administrative officer. Additionally, her responsibilities included strategic development of student achievement and assessment processes; utilization of assessment data for instructional frameworks; facilitation and support of professional development opportunities and communities; management of budgets, all instructional, business and operational functions; and advisement for academy board of directors. Baldwin's extensive experience educating military-affiliated students seamlessly aligns with FSU's strategic priority of fostering impactful community outreach as well as strengthening its role as a leader and staunch supporter of military-affiliated families. Previously serving as superintendent for Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools and Asheville City Schools; assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for Scotland County Schools; principal for numerous other schools as well as various professorships for two North Carolina universities; Baldwin's proficiency and mastery of academic and institutional development is comprehensive and interdisciplinary. In addition to earning her teacher's license, Baldwin received a bachelor's in Biology from George Mason University, a master's in Administration and Supervision and a doctoral degree in Education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.