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FSW Names Stewart Provost

Nov 1, 2016

October 31, 2016 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State (FSW) has named Dr. Jeff Stewart as the college’s Provost. He has served as Interim Provost since February.

“Dr. Stewart’s expertise in academic leadership makes him the ideal fit for FSW,” said Dr. Jeff Allbritten, FSW President. “His ability to collaborate effectively with our faculty, school deans and staff throughout the college further enhances the sense of teamwork we so strongly encourage.”

Stewart’s career spans over 20 years in higher education. Prior to joining FSW, he served as the Associate Provost and then the Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services at Georgia Middle State University in Macon, Ga. He joined FSW in 2012 as Vice President of Research, Technology and Accountability.

His responsibilities include collaborating and providing leadership for all academic aspects. He also oversees the office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, IT, libraries, First Year Experience, the writing and math center, the Registrar’s office and accountability. Additionally he is FSW’s liaison to the college’s accrediting body, SACSCOC.

Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and one of the most affordable institutions 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. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. FSW debuted its intercollegiate athletics program in the fall 2015. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: November 1, 2016

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