Jane Fernandes

  • Born: August 21, 1956, Worcester, MA
  • Daughter of Richard Paul and Mary Kathleen Kelleher
  • Married James John Fernandes
  • Children: Sean William, Erin Frances
  • 1978: BA, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
  • 1980: MA University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • 1986:Doctorate in Comparative literature for University of Iowa
  • 1990 - 1995: Director of the Hawaii Center for the Deaf and Blind
  • 1995 - 2000: Chief administrative officer of the Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet
  • 2000 - 2006: Provost, Gallaudet University
  • 2008 - 2014: Provost, UNC - Asheville
  • July 1, 2014: President and professor of English, Guilford College
  • Aug. 26, 2015: Formally installed as Guilford College's new president.
Awards: Recipient Alice Cogswell, Gallaudet University, 1993; alumni fellow, U. Iowa, 2001
Source: Marquis Who's Who, 2014; News & Record

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