Dr. Shiang-Kwei Wang
Dr. Shiang-Kwei Wang has been appointed as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Eugenio María de Hostos Community College. Dr. Wang begins her new role on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

Dr. Wang currently holds the position of Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs at Harold Washington College (HWC), City Colleges of Chicago (CCC), where she manages a $25 million budget and oversees Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, Institutional Research and Planning, the Office of the Registrar, and the Center of Excellence in Business.

Prior to that appointment, she served as Dean for Research at Queensborough Community College/CUNY, supervising the office of Grants and Sponsored Programs.

From 2014 through 2018 she was Associate Dean of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT), where she guided Budget Planning and Personnel, Administrative Council, Curriculum Committee, Accreditation and Assessment Committees, Graduate Student Scholarship Awards, Student Recruitment, Retention and Graduation, Advisory Board Meetings, School Partnerships, and Field Placement and Certification.

Under her guidance, NYIT’s Education Unit developed a new assessment and gateway system and received the National Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accreditation and Specialized Professional Associations (SPA) accreditations for all programs. Her efforts assured that NYI online programs maintained its rank among the top 25 in the category of U.S. News Best Online Graduate Education Programs. She also spearheaded several new programs and certifications that meet local hiring needs and increased the enrollment by 35% and obtained over $200,000 non-tuition revenue.

The role of Provost encompasses a variety of duties, which include providing academic and strategic leadership and policy formulation, and supervising degree programs; instructional support services; academic skills, student support services, and academic resources; joint dual degree programs; faculty resources; and Library services and grants. Faculty recruitment, development, evaluation and retention are also among the Provost’s responsibilities, as are the promotion of student learning, excellence in teaching, scholarly research, service, and leadership.

“The width and breadth of Dr. Wang’s accomplishments as an educator and administrator perfectly position her for the role of Provost at the College,” said Hostos President Daisy Cocco De Filippis. “It’s a job that requires any number of talents, and Dr. Wang possesses them all...and more.”

The author of more than a dozen articles and studies on various pedagogical issues, an accomplished fundraiser and creator of community relationships, Ms. Wang holds a Ph.D. in Instructional Technology from the University of Georgia; an MBA in Management from Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan; and a B.S. in Educational Media and Library Science, Tam Kang University, Taiwan.

“I am very excited to be part of the Hostos team. As they say, we are in the profession that creates all other professions. I am proud to join you on your journey to inspire the next generation and make a difference.” Dr. Wang said.