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Academic Affairs

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About the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs


Jaya S. Goswami joined Texas A&M-Kingsville in 2001 as a lecturer; in 2006, she joined the Department of Teacher and Bilingual Education, where she currently holds the rank of professor.  She also served as doctoral program coordinator from 2007-2010. In August, 2017, Dr. Goswami was appointed Interim Associate Vice President for Student Success to focus on student retention, persistence, and completion. Prior to this position, she served as Associate Dean, College of Education and Human Performance.  In addition to these roles, she has been Director, Center for Teaching Effectiveness from 2012-2017, offering various professional development activities and opportunities for faculty. She received the Javelina Alumni Association Distinguished Teacher Award in 2013. Dr. Goswami received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Connecticut and her Master’s degree from the University of Delhi, India.