Edith Fernandez, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President - Nevada State College
Dr. Fernández is the Associate Vice President of Community Engagement & Diversity Initiatives at Nevada State College. Her career in higher education spans twenty years working with community college and university students with experiences in financial aid, admissions, academic advising, service learning, study abroad, residence life and student life. Prior to working at Nevada State College, she was the District Director for Congressman Steven Horsford. Dr. Fernández holds a doctorate degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education from University of Michigan, a MPA from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a master’s degree in Education from Harvard University, and a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and Spanish from University of Nevada, Reno.