Author Profile

Gregory Fowler | Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer for COCE, Southern New Hampshire University

Current Position and Past Experience
Dr. Gregory Fowler is the Chief Academic Officer for the College of Online and Continuing Education at Southern New Hampshire University where he oversees the faculty and degree programs for more than 70,000 online students and regional centers in New Hampshire and Maine. He has been awarded two Fulbright grants, to Belgium and Germany, where he also keynoted a number of workshops and seminars for the Department of State on American culture and events. Prior to his current position, Dr. Fowler was Vice President of Academic Affairs at Hesser College and held a number of academic positions at Western Governors University including Associate Provost of Student Learning and Program Development and Dean of Liberal Arts. He has taught at the Penn State University campus in Erie, PA and the John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at Free University-Berlin, Germany. He worked at the National Endowment for the Humanities as a Specialist in Outreach and Media Relations and later as Coordinator for the Summer Fellows Program.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Dr. Fowler received his Ph.D. from SUNY-Buffalo, an MBA from Western Governors University, a Master’s degree from George Mason University and an undergraduate degree from Morehouse College. He was a Charles A Dana Scholar at Duke University and has published articles in national journals in the U.S., Canada, and Germany.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Greg loves traveling to new places and is an avid reader (Shakespeare, Twain, and Wright are among his favorite authors. Frost and Gwendolyn Brooks are among his favorite poets), and tries to see at least one new movie a week (he insists the Godfather movies are the greatest of all time). When he is out on the town you might find him trying out a new restaurant or musical in Manhattan or watching a Duke basketball game at a sports bar in Boston. To keep his sanity he works out at his local gym as many times a week as possible.

You can connect with Gregory Fowler on LinkedIn and on Twitter @GregFowlerCAO. He also runs a blog, Academically Speaking.