President, Hamline University
Dr. Fayneese Miller became president of Minnesota’s first university in 2015, the first African-American and second woman to serve as president. Previously she served as professor and dean of the College of Education and Social Services at the University of Vermont, and before that was associate professor of psychology at Brown University, where she was the first coordinator of education studies and founding chairman of ethnic studies. She is a social psychologist who specializes in the psychosocial development of adolescents. She has authored or co-authored seven books or monographs and many articles, and she is an accomplished researcher. She has been active for many years in leadership roles in many professional organizations, boards, councils, and government task forces. These activities have served her local communities, national education initiatives, and the international business education community. She has been a lecturer throughout the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, Australia, and the U.K.
Mitchell Hamline Trustee
Trustee since 2015.
EducationB.A., psychology, Hampton University
M.S. and Ph.D., experimental psychology, Texas Christian University
Post-doctoral training, applied social psychology, Yale University