Alvernia University Provost Glynis Fitzgerald

Dr. Glynis Fitzgerald

As senior vice president and provost, Dr. Fitzgerald is responsible for serving as the chief academic officer overseeing the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Professional Programs, School of Graduate and Adult Education and several other important administrative areas.

Prior to coming to Alvernia, she served as associate vice president of Academic Affairs and dean of the School of Graduate Studies at Central Connecticut State University.

With more than 20 years of higher education experience, she has expertise in undergraduate and graduate program development, expansion of online learning options and community and corporate partnerships. As a seasoned faculty member, she rose through the ranks to full professor in the department of communication at Central Connecticut State where she also served as department chair. 

Dr. Fitzgerald earned a doctoral degree in organizational/interpersonal communication and a master’s in organizational communication from SUNY Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.


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Sharon Blair
Academic Operations Manager
Francis Hall 219                      
Office of the Provost
400 Saint Bernardine Street
Reading, PA 19607
610-798-8494 (fax)



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