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FSW Welcomes New Dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Sep 28, 2017

SEPTEMBER 28, 2017 – FORT MYERS, FLA – Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) welcomes Dr. Deborah Teed as its new dean of the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Teed to FSW,” said FSW Provost Dr. Jeff Stewart. “She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in state and community colleges, and the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is sure to benefit from her leadership and fresh ideas.”

Dr. Teed has spent nearly 20 years in higher education, earning her Ph.D. in Comparative Sociology from Florida International University. Prior to joining FSW, Dr. Teed served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Retention at Pasco-Hernando State College, Dade City, Fla. and Dean of Social Sciences and Business at South Puget Sound Community College, Olympia, Wash.

“Whether their goal is to earn an associate in arts, an associate in science or a bachelor’s degree, most students will at some time come through the School of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences,” said Dr. Teed. “I look forward to carrying on the school’s tradition of strongly established programs and respected faculty as well as helping to move it forward into the ever-changing future.”                                                                                


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 January 2016. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: September 28, 2017

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