Assistant Vice President
B.A., Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., Higher Education Administration, University of Texas at Austin
Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, University of Texas at Austin
In addition to her professional role as AVP, Dr. Lewis is the co-founder of the Fearless Leadership Institute, an educational initiative for women of color which focuses on their holistic development. FLI serves over 300 women of color on campus through one-on-one advising, professional workshops, mentoring, and an annual leadership retreat. The initiative is a student success best practice and is the only one of its kind. FLI will be expanding to serve pre-college youth and graduate students next fall.
Over the years, Dr. Lewis has received several awards and honors associated with her service here at the University of Texas and beyond including: Order of Omega Advisor of the Year and the TASSSP (Texas Association of Student Special Services Programs) New Professional of the Year. Dr. Lewis received her B.A. in Psychology in 2003. Her M.Ed. in College Student Personnel in 2008 and her Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership (PHEL) in 2017. All three degrees from the University of Texas at Austin.