FSW Welcomes New Vice Provost For Student Affairs

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SEPTEMBER 15, 2020 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) recently welcomed Dr. Michele Yovanovich as vice provost for Student Affairs. She will provide leadership for all FSW student life and housing, enrollment management and athletics.

This marks Dr. Yovanovich’s return to FSW. Previously, she served as district director for Student Development, coordinator of College-Student Relations and Marketing, and institutional test administrator and assessment counselor in the 1990s at then Edison Community College.

Prior to returning to FSW, Dr. Yovanovich served as assistant vice president for Campus Life and Dean of Students, director of Admissions and Recruitment, and director of Alumni Relations at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU).

Dr. Yovanovich is active in national organizations and an adjunct faculty member in the FGCU Master’s Program in the department of Leadership, Technology and Research. She received her A.A. from Central Florida Community College, B.A. from Stetson University, master’s degree from the University of Georgia and doctorate from Argosy University.

“FSW and its mission are compelling and its students are inspiring,” said Dr. Yovanovich. “I am deeply honored to serve in this leadership capacity during such an exciting time for the college as we support student success by preparing them to meet the future needs of the global society.”

ABOUT FLORIDA SOUTHWESTERN STATE COLLEGE

Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. Visit www.FSW.edu for more information.

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