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Interim Provost Pamela S. Chally

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 Pamela S. Chally was appointed by President Delaney as the Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of North Florida beginning October 2, 2017.  Dr. Chally was previously the dean and professor of nursing in the Brooks College of Health where she oversaw the administration of the Department of Public Health, the Department of Clinical and Applied Movement Sciences, the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the School of Nursing. She has a doctorate in nursing from Georgia State University, a master’s of nursing from Emory University and a bachelor’s in nursing from the University of Illinois. Dr. Chally has worked as an academic administrator and nursing faculty member for more than 40 years. During her tenure, she raised almost $30 million in support of the Brooks College of Health and saw the College more than double in terms of enrollment and faculty positions.   



Dr. Chally serves on the Brooks Rehabilitation Board, the Ronald McDonald House Advisory Board, and Baptist Health in addition to participating in other community and professional organizations. She has more than 30 publications, primarily in the areas of nursing education and women’s health. She was named one of Florida’s Great 100 Nurses. She was honored as a “Women of Influence” by the Jacksonville Business Journal, was named the Distinguished Professor at the University of North Florida and received the EVE award for Education. In addition, she received the Desmond Tutu Peace and Reconciliation Award, Transformational Leadership and Collaborative Engagement Award, the Health Source Inspiration Award, the Girls Inc. of Jacksonville Award for Education, and the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council Woman of Distinction Award.